Demographics

People

Total Population1,755
Male Share of the Population48.1%
Female Share of the Population51.9%
Senior Citizens18.4%
Employed Population 16+818
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married50.3%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher41.9%
Median Earnings25+$53,167
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$43,056

Wealth

Median Family Income$116,406
% Above Poverty Level89.7%
% Below Poverty Level10.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time27 minutes
% Working from Home2.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.5%
% Using Public Transportation1%

Housing

People Living Alone31.7%
Median Gross Rent$897
Median House Value$248,800

Ancestry

Irish23.8%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)19.5%
German17.4%
English15.1%
Italian14.6%
Polish8.1%
Dutch5.3%
French Except Basque4.8%
Canadian4%
Scottish3.1%
Welsh1.4%
Norwegian0.7%
US/American0.7%
Ukrainian0.7%
Swedish0.6%
Russian0.6%
Greek0.6%
Australian0.6%
Austrian0.6%
Swiss0.5%
Slovak0.5%
Portuguese0.2%
Czech0.1%
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Altamont Almanac

CategoryValue
County Albany County
Standard Zip Codes12009
Phone Area Codes518
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude42.7
Approximate Longitude-74.03

Altamont Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationALBANY INTL AP
Distance12.4 miles
Jan Temp13 to 31 F
Apr Temp36 to 57 F
Jul Temp60 to 82 F
Oct Temp39 to 60 F
Annual Precip38.6 inches
StationCOBLESKILL 2 ESE
Distance20.4 miles
Jan Temp11 to 30 F
Apr Temp33 to 54 F
Jul Temp59 to 80 F
Oct Temp38 to 59 F
Annual Precip35.7 inches
StationSARATOGA SPRINGS 4 SW
Distance25.5 miles
Jan Temp12 to 30 F
Apr Temp35 to 59 F
Jul Temp59 to 83 F
Oct Temp38 to 60 F
Annual Precip43.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Delanson376$85,500
Schenectady65,482$59,283
Voorheesville2,806$114,750
Westmere7,001$96,250

Altamont Public Libraries

Altamont Free Library
179 MAIN STREET
Altamont, New York
(518) 861-7239

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Altamont Public Schools

Altamont Elementary School
117 Grand St
ZIP: 12009
(518) 861-8528
Primary
Total Enrollment 287

Altamont Private Schools

Cobb Memorial School
100 Mt Presentation Way 300
ZIP: 12009
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 23
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