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People

Total Population 4,533
Male Share of the Population 48.9%
Female Share of the Population 51.1%
Senior Citizens 13%
Employed Population 16+ 2,556
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 59.3%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 35%
Median Earnings25+ $45,554
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $37,344
Median Earnings With High School Degree $32,435

Wealth

Median Family Income $95,355
% Above Poverty Level 98.1%
% Below Poverty Level 1.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 2.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 23.8%
Median Gross Rent $900
Median House Value $207,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.6%
US/American 0.2%
English 16%
Irish 26.1%

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

Poestenkill Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 10 miles E of Albany, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 129 miles W of Boston, Massachusetts
County Rensselaer
Metro Area Albany - Schenectady - Troy
Standard Zip Codes 12140
Phone Area Codes 518
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.69
Longitude -73.565

Poestenkill 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 TROY LOCK AND DAM
Distance 7.3 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 32 F
Apr Temp 37 to 58 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 62 F
Annual Precip 37.8 inches
Station GRAFTON
Distance 8.1 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 29 F
Apr Temp 34 to 54 F
Jul Temp 58 to 78 F
Oct Temp 39 to 57 F
Annual Precip 46.4 inches
Station SARATOGA SPRINGS 4 SW
Distance 26.9 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Averill Park 1,413 $82,083

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

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