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People

Total Population 2,845
Male Share of the Population 48.9%
Female Share of the Population 51.1%
Senior Citizens 11.6%
Employed Population 16+ 1,498
Age of the Population 45

Families

% of people married 64%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 42.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $89,821
% Above Poverty Level 97.6%
% Below Poverty Level 2.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 0.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 19%
Median Gross Rent $750
Median House Value $223,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.8%
US/American 6.7%
English 9.9%
Irish 24.3%

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

West Sand Lake Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 7 miles E of Albany, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 131 miles W of Boston, Massachusetts
County Rensselaer
Metro Area Albany - Schenectady - Troy
Standard Zip Codes 12196
Phone Area Codes 518
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.643
Longitude -73.609

West Sand Lake 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 8.3 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 GRAFTON
Distance 12.1 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
Station STOCKBRIDGE
Distance 27.6 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 33 F
Apr Temp 34 to 58 F
Jul Temp 57 to 81 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 0 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Averill Park 1,413 $82,083
East Greenbush 4,752 $102,295
Poestenkill 4,533 $95,355

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

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