Fort Plain, New York

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Fort Plain, New York

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High Points

Fort Plain strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in New York):

Category Trophy
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Fort Plain Low Violent Crime
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Fort Plain Public Transportation Use
Low Property Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Fort Plain Low Property Crime

Comparative Profile of Fort Plain, New York

Comparing Fort Plain to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in New York (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Senior Citizens 8 9
Female Share of the Population 7 7
Age of the Population 6 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 6
Male Share of the Population 5 4
Well-Paid Single Men 4 2
Racial Diversity 4 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 4 3
Portion of People Married 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 5 2
College Educated Adults 5 2
People Above Poverty 4 2
People in Middle Class or Better 4 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 6
Walking and Biking to Work 7 6
Working at Home 6 5
Short Commute Times 5 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 9 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 7
Affordability of Rents 5 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 8
Housing Recently Built 1 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 10 10
Low Property Crime 10 9

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Fort Plain Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 33 miles E of Utica, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 153 miles N of Newark, New Jersey
County Montgomery
Metro Area Albany - Schenectady - Troy
Standard Zip Codes 13339
Phone Area Codes 518
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.931
Longitude -74.623

Fort Plain Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9.7 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 29 F
Apr Temp 33 to 53 F
Jul Temp 58 to 78 F
Oct Temp 38 to 58 F
Annual Precip 45.7 inches
Distance 15.3 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 28 F
Apr Temp 33 to 55 F
Jul Temp 58 to 80 F
Oct Temp 36 to 58 F
Annual Precip 44.7 inches
Distance 20.7 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 30 F
Apr Temp 33 to 54 F
Jul Temp 59 to 80 F
Oct Temp 38 to 59 F
Annual Precip 35.7 inches
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Fort Plain Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,288 100%
Male 1,088 47.6%
Female 1,200 52.4%
Under 18 590 25.8%
18+ 1,698 74.2%
65+ 441 19.3%
Median Age 38.4
Average Family Size 2.97
White 2,256 98.6%
African-American 2 0.1%
Asian 7 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.1%
Other 11 0.5%
Mixed Race 10 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 33 1.4%

Estimated Fort Plain Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,211
Growth -77
Growth % -3.4%

Fort Plain Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 21.5%
US/American 15.1%
Italian 12.7%
Dutch 9.1%
English 8.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.4%
Irish 6.9%
Polish 4.2%
French (except Basque) 2.9%
French Canadian 2.1%
Scottish 1.8%
Norwegian 1.1%
Hungarian 0.9%
Greek 0.8%
Ukrainian 0.8%
Austrian 0.5%
British 0.4%
Danish 0.3%
Scandinavian 0.3%
Swiss 0.3%
European 0.2%
Welsh 0.2%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
Lithuanian 0.2%
Scotch-Irish 0.2%
Lebanese 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Fort Plain, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Ephratah (13339)
Hallsville (13339)
Hessville (13339)
Minden (13339)
Mindenville (13339)
Sand Hill (13339)
Starkville (13339)
Stone Arabia (13339)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Fort Plain 2,288 $40,302
Ames 173 $38,750
Canajoharie 2,257 $44,250
Nelliston 622 $35,875
Palatine Bridge 706 $46,667
Sharon Springs 547 $45,000
St. Johnsville 1,685 $37,431

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1. Mechanicville, New York 88.3   36.5% 18.7% 14.2% 25 $42,143 6.4% 2.1% 5,019 8% 9.4 0.5% 7.4
2. St. Marys, West Virginia 79.5   31.5% 20.8% 15.8% 22 $37,621 5.5% 1.4% 2,017 15.3% 2.5 0.4% 4.5
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