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People

Total Population 3,541
Male Share of the Population 52.8%
Female Share of the Population 47.2%
Senior Citizens 22.3%
Employed Population 16+ 1,694
Age of the Population 50

Families

% of people married 57.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 30.9%
Median Earnings25+ $41,122
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $33,750
Median Earnings With High School Degree $40,363

Wealth

Median Family Income $79,063
% Above Poverty Level 94.5%
% Below Poverty Level 5.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 4.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.4%
% Using Public Transportation 0.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 30.9%
Median Gross Rent $852
Median House Value $220,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 8%
US/American 0.3%
English 17.7%
Irish 28%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Galway Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 14 miles N of Schenectady, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 157 miles N of New York, New York
County Saratoga
Metro Area Albany - Schenectady - Troy
Standard Zip Codes 12074
Phone Area Codes 518
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.018
Longitude -74.031

Galway Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station SARATOGA SPRINGS 4 SW
Distance 10.9 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 30 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 59 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 60 F
Annual Precip 43.3 inches
Station CONKLINGVILLE DAM
Distance 21.2 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 29 F
Apr Temp 32 to 53 F
Jul Temp 58 to 79 F
Oct Temp 37 to 58 F
Annual Precip 46.5 inches
Station ALBANY INTL AP
Distance 22 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 31 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 60 F
Annual Precip 38.6 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Hagedorns Mills (12074)

Mosherville (12074)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Amsterdam 18,157 $45,179
Ballston Spa 5,256 $75,865
East Glenville 6,621 $91,296
Fort Johnson 582 $65,972
Hagaman 1,414 $77,596

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Galway Public Libraries

Library
Galway Public Library
5264 NORTH STREET
Galway, New York
(518) 882-6385
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Galway High Schools

GALWAY HS
5317 SACANDAGA RD
518-882-1221
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 360 students.

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