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Overview

Introduction to West Glens Falls, New York

West Glens Falls, New York is 36 miles N of Schenectady, New York and 148 miles NW of Boston, Massachusetts. The town is conveniently located inside the Glens Falls metropolitan area. There are an estimated 6,721 people in West Glens Falls.

West Glens Falls History

West Glens Falls is located in Warren County, New York, which was formed in 1813 after splitting off from Washington County. Many medical inventions originated from this county.

West Glens Falls and nearby Attractions

  • Chapman Historical Museum
  • Great Escape & Splashwater Kingdom
  • New York State Parks Recreation and Historic Preservation
  • Oswegatchie River

Things To Do In West Glens Falls

Nearby museums and parks include the Chapman Historical Museum and the New York State Parks Recreation and Historic Preservation. The Oswegatchie River area is a popular local fishing spot.

West Glens Falls Transportation

Air transportation is available from Albany International Airport.

West Glens Falls Higher Education

Colleges located near West Glens include Adirondack Community College, Suny Empire State College, Skidmore College and Union College.

Demographics

People

Total Population7,501
Male Share of the Population49.7%
Female Share of the Population50.3%
Senior Citizens14.4%
Employed Population 16+3,796
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married40.7%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher19.2%
Median Earnings25+$31,999
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$15,885
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,742

Wealth

Median Family Income$63,971
% Above Poverty Level89.2%
% Below Poverty Level10.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time25 minutes
% Working from Home3.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.5%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone31.4%
Median Gross Rent$1,076
Median House Value$156,400

Ancestry

Irish18.8%
French Except Basque17.7%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)16%
English11.8%
Italian9.1%
Dutch3.5%
Canadian3.5%
Polish2.8%
Scottish2.4%
Swedish1.3%
Norwegian1.2%
Russian0.6%
Belgian0.6%
Danishn0.6%
Ukrainian0.5%
West Indian0.4%
Barbadian0.4%
Hungarian0.3%
Austrian0.2%
Swiss0.2%
Welsh0.2%
German0.2%
Czech0.1%
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West Glens Falls Almanac

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West Glens Falls 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 FARM
Distance2.9 miles
Jan Temp10 to 31 F
Apr Temp33 to 59 F
Jul Temp58 to 83 F
Oct Temp37 to 61 F
Annual Precip45.7 inches
StationGLENS FALLS AP
Distance4.3 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
StationCONKLINGVILLE DAM
Distance12.5 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
Corinth6,475$61,250
Glens Falls14,422$60,545
Hudson Falls7,202$50,914
South Glens Falls3,591$54,450
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