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People

Total Population 8,412
Male Share of the Population 47.8%
Female Share of the Population 52.2%
Senior Citizens 13.3%
Employed Population 16+ 4,920
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 46.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 25.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $72,207
% Above Poverty Level 92%
% Below Poverty Level 8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 6.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.9%
% Using Public Transportation 1.3%

Housing

People Living Alone 35%
Median Gross Rent $854
Median House Value $203,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.6%
US/American 2%
English 11.4%
Irish 26.6%

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

Waterford Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 10 miles N of Albany, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 136 miles W of Boston, Massachusetts
County Saratoga
Metro Area Albany - Schenectady - Troy
Standard Zip Codes 12188
Phone Area Codes 518
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.792
Longitude -73.681

Waterford 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 TROY LOCK AND DAM
Distance 2.9 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 32 F
Apr Temp 37 to 58 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 62 F
Annual Precip 37.8 inches
Station ALBANY INTL AP
Distance 6.7 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 31 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 60 F
Annual Precip 38.6 inches
Station GRAFTON
Distance 10.9 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 29 F
Apr Temp 34 to 54 F
Jul Temp 58 to 78 F
Oct Temp 39 to 57 F
Annual Precip 46.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Clifton Park 37,046 $113,922
Cohoes 16,281 $57,595

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

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Waterford Public Library
117 THIRD STREET
Waterford, New York
(518) 237-0891
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125 MIDDLETOWN RD
518-237-0800
Serves 245 students.

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