Valatie, New York

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Comparative Profile of Valatie, New York

Comparing Valatie 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
Female Share of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 9 10
Well-Paid Single Women 8 4
Age of the Population 8 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 9
Racial Diversity 7 5
Well-Paid Single Men 6 3
Male Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 6 5
Portion of People Married 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 8 5
College Educated Adults 8 4
People Above Poverty 6 4
People in Middle Class or Better 6 3

Commute & Sprawl

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 8
People Living Alone 4 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 3
Affordability of Rents 3 7
Housing Recently Built 2 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 7

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Valatie Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 17 miles S of Albany, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 116 miles N of New York, New York
County Columbia
Standard Zip Codes 12184
Phone Area Codes 518
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.413
Longitude -73.673

Valatie Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station VALATIE 1 N
Distance 1.5 miles
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
Distance 13.8 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 31 F
Apr Temp 34 to 55 F
Jul Temp 58 to 81 F
Oct Temp 37 to 59 F
Annual Precip 40.9 inches
Distance 19.1 miles
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
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Valatie Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,712 100%
Male 764 44.6%
Female 948 55.4%
Under 18 417 24.4%
18+ 1,295 75.6%
65+ 407 23.8%
Median Age 41
Average Family Size 3.09
White 1,655 96.7%
African-American 16 0.9%
Asian 8 0.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 8 0.5%
Other 6 0.4%
Mixed Race 16 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 56 3.3%

Estimated Valatie Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,910
Growth 198
Growth % 11.6%

Valatie 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 22.5%
German 16.8%
Italian 13.7%
English 9.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.1%
Polish 7.3%
Dutch 6%
US/American 3.3%
French (except Basque) 2.4%
Scotch-Irish 1.6%
French Canadian 1.5%
Russian 1.4%
Scottish 1%
Swedish 0.8%
European 0.5%
Hungarian 0.5%
Norwegian 0.5%
Swiss 0.4%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
Czech 0.2%
Greek 0.2%
British 0.2%
Welsh 0.2%
Armenian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Chatham Center (12184)

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)
Valatie 1,712 $51,563
Chatham 1,758 $44,500
Coeymans 835 $44,554
Ghent 586 $55,543
Kinderhook 1,275 $69,115
Nassau 1,161 $49,500
Niverville 1,737 $55,362

Valatie Public Libraries

Valatie Free Library
Valatie, New York
(518) 758-9321
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2910 RT 9
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