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People

Total Population 531
Male Share of the Population 49.9%
Female Share of the Population 50.1%
Senior Citizens 15.1%
Employed Population 16+ 271
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 57.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 35.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $96,875
% Above Poverty Level 93.7%
% Below Poverty Level 6.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 31 minutes
% Working from Home 3.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.7%
% Using Public Transportation 2.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 18.4%
Median Gross Rent $886
Median House Value $159,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.2%
US/American 0%
English 20.2%
Irish 36.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station GRAFTON
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
Station SARATOGA SPRINGS 4 SW
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
Station GLENS FALLS AP
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

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)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Clifton Park 37,046 $113,922
Hoosick Falls 3,453 $60,677
Schaghticoke 7,668 $74,199
Stillwater 8,392 $87,118
Waterford 8,412 $72,207

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Valley Falls Free Library
42 STATE STREET
Valley Falls, New York
(518) 753-4230

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