Ghent strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in New York):
Low Rate of Poverty
Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
Affordability of Property Taxes
Median Family Income
College Educated Adults
Comparing Ghent to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in New York (State):
Ratings range from (lowest) to (highest).
|Well-Paid Single Women|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Age of the Population|
|Male Share of the Population|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|People Above Poverty|
|Median Family Income|
|College Educated Adults|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|Working at Home|
|Short Commute Times|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|People Living Alone|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Nearest Medium City||23 miles S of Albany, New York (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||111 miles N of New York, New York|
|Standard Zip Codes||12075|
|Phone Area Codes||518|
|Time Zone||Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Station||VALATIE 1 N|
|Jan Temp||12 to 31 F|
|Apr Temp||35 to 56 F|
|Jul Temp||59 to 81 F|
|Oct Temp||37 to 59 F|
|Annual Precip||39.6 inches|
|Jan Temp||13 to 33 F|
|Apr Temp||34 to 58 F|
|Jul Temp||57 to 81 F|
|Oct Temp||37 to 60 F|
|Annual Precip||0 inches|
|Jan Temp||11 to 33 F|
|Apr Temp||32 to 59 F|
|Jul Temp||57 to 84 F|
|Oct Temp||36 to 62 F|
|Annual Precip||42.8 inches|
|Average Family Size||2.89|
|American Indian & Alaskan||3||0.5%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||6||1%|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||5.9%|
|French (except Basque)||1.2%|
|Trinidadian and Tobagonian||0.7%|
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