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Demographics

People

Total Population6,242
Male Share of the Population49%
Female Share of the Population51%
Senior Citizens17.9%
Employed Population 16+2,596
Age of the Population43

Families

% of people married38.1%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher11.6%
Median Earnings25+$31,729
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$31,167
Median Earnings With High School Degree$28,267

Wealth

Median Family Income$50,126
% Above Poverty Level89.2%
% Below Poverty Level10.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home4.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work5.2%
% Using Public Transportation0.8%

Housing

People Living Alone23.7%
Median Gross Rent$833
Median House Value$114,300

Ancestry

Irish21.5%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)14.2%
French Except Basque12.7%
Italian12.6%
English12.4%
Welsh3.5%
Polish2.9%
Scottish2.8%
Canadian1.8%
Norwegian1.6%
Dutch1.3%
Hungarian0.8%
Russian0.6%
Swedish0.5%
Danishn0.4%
Ukrainian0.3%
Austrian0.3%
Portuguese0.2%
Swiss0.2%
Greek0.2%
Jamaican0.1%
West Indian0.1%
Finnish0.1%
German0.1%
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Fort Edward Almanac

CategoryValue
County Washington County
Standard Zip Codes12828
Phone Area Codes
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude43.26
Approximate Longitude-73.58

Fort Edward Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationGLENS FALLS AP
Distance6 miles
Jan Temp8 to 29 F
Apr Temp34 to 56 F
Jul Temp58 to 82 F
Oct Temp36 to 58 F
Annual Precip38.5 inches
StationSALEM
Distance15.2 miles
Jan Temp9 to 31 F
Apr Temp33 to 58 F
Jul Temp56 to 82 F
Oct Temp35 to 60 F
Annual Precip34.7 inches
StationCONKLINGVILLE DAM
Distance17.9 miles
Jan Temp8 to 29 F
Apr Temp32 to 53 F
Jul Temp58 to 79 F
Oct Temp37 to 58 F
Annual Precip46.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Glens Falls14,422$60,545
Hudson Falls7,202$50,914
South Glens Falls3,591$54,450
West Glens Falls7,501$63,971

Fort Edward Public Libraries

Fort Edward Free Library
23 EAST STREET
Fort Edward, New York
(518) 747-6743

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More Information for Librarians

Fort Edward Public Schools

Fort Edward School
220 Broadway
ZIP: 12828
(518) 747-4529
Other
Total Enrollment 564
Washington-saratoga-warren-hamilton-essex Boces
1153 Burgoyne Ave-ste 2
ZIP: 12828
(518) 746-3310
Other
Total Enrollment 255
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