Port Henry, New York

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High Points

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

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Affordability of Property Taxes
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Affordability of Rents
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Top 5% trophy Port Henry Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Port Henry, New York

Comparing Port Henry 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
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 9
Age of the Population 7 7
Male Share of the Population 6 7
Well-Paid Single Men 5 2
Racial Diversity 5 3
Female Share of the Population 5 4


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 5 2
College Educated Adults 4 1
People in Middle Class or Better 3 1
People Above Poverty 3 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 4
Working at Home 7 6
Walking and Biking to Work 5 4
Short Commute Times 3 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 7
People Living Alone 9 9
Affordability of Rents 7 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 10
Housing Recently Built 1 2

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Port Henry Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 88 miles N of Schenectady, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 168 miles NW of Boston, Massachusetts
County Essex
Standard Zip Codes 12974
Phone Area Codes 518
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.048
Longitude -73.46

Port Henry Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 12.6 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 27 F
Apr Temp 34 to 55 F
Jul Temp 59 to 81 F
Oct Temp 37 to 57 F
Annual Precip 36.1 inches
Distance 15.2 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 28 F
Apr Temp 30 to 54 F
Jul Temp 56 to 82 F
Oct Temp 33 to 58 F
Annual Precip 36.5 inches
Distance 24.7 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 26 F
Apr Temp 28 to 49 F
Jul Temp 53 to 77 F
Oct Temp 32 to 54 F
Annual Precip 46.6 inches
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Port Henry Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,152 100%
Male 560 48.6%
Female 592 51.4%
Under 18 285 24.7%
18+ 867 75.3%
65+ 229 19.9%
Median Age 39.8
Average Family Size 2.9
White 1,125 97.7%
African-American 6 0.5%
Asian 7 0.6%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 7 0.6%
Mixed Race 6 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 15 1.3%

Estimated Port Henry Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,089
Growth -63
Growth % -5.5%

Port Henry 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
French (except Basque) 22.2%
Irish 17.9%
Italian 11.1%
English 10%
Polish 7.4%
French Canadian 6.2%
US/American 5.4%
German 4.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.4%
Scotch-Irish 1.8%
Scottish 1.5%
Hungarian 1.4%
Lithuanian 1.2%
Norwegian 1.1%
Dutch 0.9%
Swedish 0.9%
Czechoslovakian 0.8%
Welsh 0.3%
Canadian 0.2%
Ukrainian 0.2%
Swiss 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Port Henry 1,152 $40,556
Ticonderoga 5,167 $41,992

Port Henry Public Libraries

Sherman Free Library
Port Henry, New York
(518) 546-7461
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Port Henry High Schools (2004)

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Serves 378 students.

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