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Demographics

People

Total Population1,742
Male Share of the Population49.3%
Female Share of the Population50.7%
Senior Citizens17.4%
Employed Population 16+801
Age of the Population45

Families

% of people married56%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher49.8%
Median Earnings25+$53,145
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$41,161

Wealth

Median Family Income$116,367
% Above Poverty Level92.1%
% Below Poverty Level7.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time27 minutes
% Working from Home4%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.4%
% Using Public Transportation0.9%

Housing

People Living Alone28.4%
Median Gross Rent$948
Median House Value$255,500

Ancestry

Irish22.8%
English19.3%
Italian16.7%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)16.1%
German14.4%
Polish8.4%
French Except Basque5.5%
Dutch5.3%
Canadian2.9%
Scottish2.7%
Swedish1.4%
Russian1.3%
Greek0.8%
Austrian0.7%
US/American0.7%
Swiss0.6%
Slovak0.6%
Australian0.6%
Ukrainian0.5%
Norwegian0.3%
Czech0.3%
Welsh0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
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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
Delanson352$88,125
Schenectady65,705$54,638
Voorheesville2,829$106,563
Westmere6,950$101,144

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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