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Overview

Introduction to Gloversville, New York

Gloversville, New York, in Fulton county, is 26 miles NW of Schenectady, New York and 160 miles N of Newark, New Jersey.

Gloversville History

In 1752, Arent Stevens bought the land on which Gloversville developed. It began as a settlement for Puritans from New England, when it was known as Stump City. The area received its first post office in 1828 and adopted its current name around the same time. It was officially incorporated as a village in 1851.

Gloversville and nearby Attractions

  • Johnstown Historical Society Museum
  • Fulton County Museum
  • Pine Brook Golf Club
  • Myers Park
  • West Millpond

Things To Do In Gloversville

Those who love playing golf would be delighted by the facilities offered at the local golf courses. The Pecks Lake Resort offers amenities for many types of recreational activities, including water sports. There are also facilities for camping, backpacking and hiking in the region.

Gloversville Transportation

Flights are available from Albany International Airport.

Gloversville Higher Education

SUNY College, Schenectady County Community College and Union College provide facilities for higher education.

Demographics

People

Total Population15,158
Male Share of the Population50.2%
Female Share of the Population49.8%
Senior Citizens15.3%
Employed Population 16+6,044
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married40.9%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher13.6%
Median Earnings25+$29,089
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$17,140
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,648

Wealth

Median Family Income$46,703
% Above Poverty Level72.3%
% Below Poverty Level27.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home1%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.6%
% Using Public Transportation0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone35.4%
Median Gross Rent$686
Median House Value$76,500

Ancestry

Italian19.3%
Irish14.4%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)11.7%
English8.7%
French Except Basque5.2%
Dutch5.1%
Polish4.4%
Scottish1.4%
Canadian1.2%
Welsh0.7%
Arab0.6%
Slovak0.6%
African0.5%
Lithuanian0.4%
Syrian0.4%
Swedish0.3%
Swiss0.2%
Russian0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
Czech0.1%
Bulgarian0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
Sierra Leone0.1%
West Indian0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Greek0.1%
German0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Norwegian0.1%
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Gloversville Almanac

CategoryValue
County Fulton County
Standard Zip Codes12078
Phone Area Codes518
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude43.05
Approximate Longitude-74.34

Gloversville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationGLOVERSVILLE
Distance1.2 miles
Jan Temp9 to 28 F
Apr Temp33 to 55 F
Jul Temp58 to 80 F
Oct Temp36 to 58 F
Annual Precip44.7 inches
StationCHERRY VALLEY 2 NNE
Distance25.6 miles
Jan Temp12 to 29 F
Apr Temp33 to 53 F
Jul Temp58 to 78 F
Oct Temp38 to 58 F
Annual Precip45.7 inches
StationSARATOGA SPRINGS 4 SW
Distance26.7 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
Broadalbin5,187$80,466
Fonda649$53,750
Fultonville687$56,250
Johnstown8,431$50,000
Mayfield6,326$55,550
Tribes Hill757$72,216

Gloversville Public Libraries

Gloversville Public Library
58 EAST FULTON STREET
Gloversville, New York
(518) 725-2819

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Gloversville Hospitals

Nathan Littauer Hospital
(Non-profit)
99 E State St
(518) 725-8621

Gloversville Public Schools

Boulevard School
56 East Blvd
ZIP: 12078
(518) 775-5740
Primary
Total Enrollment 398
Gloversville High School
199 Lincoln St
ZIP: 12078
(518) 775-5710
High
Total Enrollment 852
Gloversville Middle School
234 Lincoln St
ZIP: 12078
(518) 775-5720
Other
Total Enrollment 633
Kingsborough School
24 W Eleventh Ave
ZIP: 12078
(518) 775-5730
Primary
Total Enrollment 261
Mcnab-meco School
230 W Fulton St
ZIP: 12078
(518) 775-5760
Primary
Total Enrollment 349
Park Terrace School
40 Bloomingdale Ave
ZIP: 12078
(518) 775-5750
Primary
Total Enrollment 303
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