Round Lake, New York

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Round Lake, New York

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Round Lake Low Rate of Poverty
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Round Lake College Educated Adults
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Round Lake Well-Paid Single Women
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Round Lake People in Middle Class or Better

Comparative Profile of Round Lake, New York

Comparing Round Lake 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
Well-Paid Single Women 9 6
Well-Paid Single Men 8 4
Female Share of the Population 7 8
Racial Diversity 6 3
Age of the Population 5 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 5
Male Share of the Population 4 3
Senior Citizens 3 2


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 9
College Educated Adults 9 7
People in Middle Class or Better 9 7
Median Family Income 8 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 9
Public Transportation Use 7 2
Walking and Biking to Work 6 6
Short Commute Times 6 7


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

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Round Lake Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 11 miles NE of Schenectady, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 144 miles W of Boston, Massachusetts
County Saratoga
Metro Area Albany - Schenectady - Troy
Standard Zip Codes 12151
Phone Area Codes 518
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.938
Longitude -73.79

Round Lake Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 6.7 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
Distance 19.6 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 SALEM
Distance 28.7 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 31 F
Apr Temp 33 to 58 F
Jul Temp 56 to 82 F
Oct Temp 35 to 60 F
Annual Precip 34.7 inches
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Round Lake Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 604 100%
Male 284 47%
Female 320 53%
Under 18 153 25.3%
18+ 451 74.7%
65+ 68 11.3%
Median Age 37.6
Average Family Size 2.96
White 581 96.2%
African-American 3 0.5%
Asian 7 1.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.8%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 8 1.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 6 1%

Estimated Round Lake Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 612
Growth 8
Growth % 1.3%

Round Lake 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
Irish 17.9%
Italian 12.1%
French (except Basque) 10.8%
German 10.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.2%
English 8.5%
Scottish 5.4%
Dutch 4.2%
US/American 4%
Polish 3.1%
European 3.1%
French Canadian 2.9%
Danish 1.8%
Scotch-Irish 1.3%
Norwegian 1.3%
Croatian 0.7%
Northern European 0.5%
Russian 0.5%
British 0.5%
Scandinavian 0.5%
Swedish 0.4%
Estonian 0.4%
Hungarian 0.4%
Portuguese 0.4%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Ushers (12151)

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)
Round Lake 604 $49,375
Ballston Spa 5,556 $49,387
Clifton Park 32,995 $81,410
East Glenville 6,064 $68,529
Mechanicville 5,019 $42,143
Saratoga Springs 26,186 $59,281
Stillwater 1,644 $50,577

Round Lake Public Libraries

Womens Round Lake Improvement Society Lib
Round Lake, New York
(518) 899-2285

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Saranac River and Round Lake (Adirondack Mountains) c1902.

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