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People

Total Population 1,912
Male Share of the Population 46.9%
Female Share of the Population 53.1%
Senior Citizens 21.2%
Employed Population 16+ 813
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 37.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 24%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $60,469
% Above Poverty Level 79.2%
% Below Poverty Level 20.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 17 minutes
% Working from Home 4.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 23.4%
% Using Public Transportation 0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 44.7%
Median Gross Rent $620
Median House Value $113,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 18%
US/American 0%
English 11.2%
Irish 18.7%

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

Watkins Glen Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 59 miles SW of Syracuse, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 107 miles E of Buffalo, New York
County Schuyler
Standard Zip Codes 14891
Phone Area Codes 607
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.38
Longitude -76.873

Watkins Glen 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 ELMIRA
Distance 19.8 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 33 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 61 F
Annual Precip 34.9 inches
Station PENN YAN
Distance 21.7 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 32 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 60 F
Annual Precip 32.4 inches
Station ITHACA CORNELL UNIV
Distance 22.2 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 31 F
Apr Temp 33 to 55 F
Jul Temp 57 to 80 F
Oct Temp 37 to 59 F
Annual Precip 36.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Burdett 364 $57,250
Dundee 1,448 $51,328

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

Watkins Glen Public Libraries

Library
Watkins Glen Cen Sch Dis Free Pub Lib
610 SOUTH DECATUR STREET
Watkins Glen, New York
(607) 535-2346

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Watkins Glen High Schools

WATKINS GLEN CENTRAL HS
301 12TH ST
607-535-3210
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 432 students.

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