Stillwater, New York

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Stillwater, New York

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Comparative Profile of Stillwater, New York

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


Characteristic Compared
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to State
Average Household Size 8 7
Portion of People Married 6 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 8 5
People in Middle Class or Better 8 5
People Above Poverty 6 4
College Educated Adults 5 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 8 3
Walking and Biking to Work 8 8
Working at Home 8 7
Short Commute Times 3 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 5
Affordability of Rents 3 7
Housing Recently Built 3 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 3
People Living Alone 3 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 8

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Stillwater Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 16 miles NE of Schenectady, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 137 miles W of Boston, Massachusetts
County Saratoga
Metro Area Albany - Schenectady - Troy
Standard Zip Codes 12170
Phone Area Codes 518
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.938
Longitude -73.653

Stillwater Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10.5 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 14.3 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
Distance 28.5 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 29 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 36 to 58 F
Annual Precip 38.5 inches
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Stillwater Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,644 100%
Male 788 47.9%
Female 856 52.1%
Under 18 479 29.1%
18+ 1,165 70.9%
65+ 207 12.6%
Median Age 35.4
Average Family Size 3.14
White 1,608 97.8%
African-American 5 0.3%
Asian 12 0.7%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.2%
Other 4 0.2%
Mixed Race 11 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 14 0.9%

Estimated Stillwater Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,706
Growth 62
Growth % 3.8%

Stillwater 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
Italian 24.3%
Irish 19%
US/American 11.8%
French (except Basque) 8.4%
Polish 7.8%
German 7.1%
English 6.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.3%
French Canadian 2.1%
Dutch 1.2%
Scottish 1.1%
Scotch-Irish 1.1%
Russian 0.8%
Swedish 0.7%
Czech 0.4%
Norwegian 0.4%
Canadian 0.3%
Lithuanian 0.3%
Danish 0.3%
Ukrainian 0.2%
British 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Bemis Heights (12170)

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)
Stillwater 1,644 $50,577
Clifton Park 32,995 $81,410
Mechanicville 5,019 $42,143
Round Lake 604 $49,375
Schaghticoke 676 $44,432
Valley Falls 491 $59,583
Waterford 2,204 $45,375

Stillwater Public Libraries

Stillwater Free Library
Stillwater, New York
(518) 664-6255
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Stillwater High Schools (2004)

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Serves 837 students.

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