Valley Falls, New York

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Valley Falls Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 19 miles NE of Albany, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 132 miles W of Boston, Massachusetts
County Rensselaer
Metro Area Albany - Schenectady - Troy
Standard Zip Codes 12185
Phone Area Codes 518
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.903
Longitude -73.563

Valley Falls Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9.6 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
Distance 15.7 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 31 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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Valley Falls Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 491 100%
Male 234 47.7%
Female 257 52.3%
Under 18 151 30.8%
18+ 340 69.2%
65+ 53 10.8%
Median Age 34.8
Average Family Size 3.2
White 478 97.4%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 4 0.8%
American Indian & Alaskan 7 1.4%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 2 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 3 0.6%

Estimated Valley Falls Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 486
Growth -5
Growth % -1%

Valley Falls 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 27.2%
Italian 18.8%
English 12.4%
German 10.4%
French Canadian 4.8%
Norwegian 4.8%
French (except Basque) 4.5%
US/American 3.9%
Polish 3.1%
Swedish 2%
Dutch 1.7%
Scottish 1.4%
Russian 1.1%
Danish 1.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 0.6%
Czech 0.6%
Lithuanian 0.6%
Yugoslavian 0.6%
Scotch-Irish 0.6%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

West Valley Falls (12185)

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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Valley Falls 491 $59,583
Clifton Park 32,995 $81,410
Hoosick Falls 3,436 $45,829
Mechanicville 5,019 $42,143
Schaghticoke 676 $44,432
Stillwater 1,644 $50,577
Waterford 2,204 $45,375

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Valley Falls Free Library
Valley Falls, New York
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