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Demographics

People

Total Population8,423
Male Share of the Population46.6%
Female Share of the Population53.4%
Senior Citizens14.1%
Employed Population 16+4,848
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married46.4%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher24.8%
Median Earnings25+$40,090
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$14,176
Median Earnings With High School Degree$33,110

Wealth

Median Family Income$72,311
% Above Poverty Level93%
% Below Poverty Level7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home6.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.2%
% Using Public Transportation1.1%

Housing

People Living Alone32.4%
Median Gross Rent$863
Median House Value$199,400

Ancestry

Irish27.1%
Italian17.2%
German14.7%
English11.2%
French Except Basque10.3%
Polish8.5%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)8.1%
Canadian6.2%
Ukrainian3.7%
Dutch2.5%
Portuguese2.5%
Swedish2%
Scottish1.5%
US/American1.5%
Lithuanian1.4%
Danishn0.8%
Russian0.7%
Hungarian0.6%
Norwegian0.4%
Czech0.4%
Austrian0.3%
Greek0.3%
Swiss0.2%
West Indian0.2%
Jamaican0.2%
Slovene0.2%
Bulgarian0.2%
Romanian0.2%
Welsh0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Palestinian0.1%
Arab0.1%
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Waterford Almanac

CategoryValue
County Saratoga County
Standard Zip Codes12188
Phone Area Codes518
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude42.82
Approximate Longitude-73.7

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)

StationTROY LOCK AND DAM
Distance2.9 miles
Jan Temp13 to 32 F
Apr Temp37 to 58 F
Jul Temp63 to 84 F
Oct Temp40 to 62 F
Annual Precip37.8 inches
StationALBANY INTL AP
Distance6.7 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
StationGRAFTON
Distance10.9 miles
Jan Temp13 to 29 F
Apr Temp34 to 54 F
Jul Temp58 to 78 F
Oct Temp39 to 57 F
Annual Precip46.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Clifton Park37,001$113,902
Cohoes16,411$60,493
Green Island2,613$58,897
Troy49,881$49,939
Watervliet10,207$58,989
Wynantskill3,321$91,296

Waterford Public Libraries

Waterford Public Library
117 THIRD STREET
Waterford, New York
(518) 237-0891

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Waterford Public Schools

Waterford-halfmoon Elementary School
125 Middletown Rd
ZIP: 12188
(518) 237-0800
Primary
Total Enrollment 434
Waterford-halfmoon Junior-senior High School
125 Middletown Rd
ZIP: 12188
(518) 237-0800
High
Total Enrollment 369

Waterford Private Schools

St Mary's School
12 6th St
ZIP: 12188
Elementary
Total Enrollment 199
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