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Population (year 2000): 6,137
Males: 3,094 (50.4%), Females: 3,043 (49.6%)

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Median resident age: 38.3 years
Median household income: $35,636 (year 2000)
Median house value: $71,700 (year 2000)

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Races in Altamont:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.1%)
  • Black (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)

Ancestries: French (45.4%), Irish (21.0%), French Canadian (10.4%), English (9.3%), German (7.2%), Italian (3.3%).

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Elevation: 451 feet

Land area: 1.2 square miles

Altamont,

For population 25 years and over in Altamont

  • High school or higher: 76.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 14.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Altamont town

  • Never married: 28.5%
  • Now married: 46.4%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 9.3%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

3.2% Foreign born (2.3% North America, 0.7% Europe).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NY Schenectady, (9.9 miles pop. 61,821).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bay, NY (131.7 miles Oyster pop. 293,925).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (138.6 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: NY (0.0 miles Altamont, NY (5.5 miles Princetown, NY (6.2 miles Knox, Lake, NY (6.4 miles Duane NY Rotterdam, (7.5 miles NY (7.6 miles Duanesburg, .


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $136,800
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $139,300
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $98,900
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2005: 0 buildings

Latitude: 42.71 N, Longitude: 74.03 W

Area code: 518

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (41.8%), Public administration (12.4%).

Average climate in Altamont, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Altamont-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New York state average. It is 49% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1989, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.5 miles away from the Altamont city center injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/24/1960, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.4 miles away from the city center injured 9 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Altamont:
  • BELLEVUE MATERNITY HOSPITAL INC (about 9 miles; SCHENECTADY, NY)
  • ST CLARES HOSPITAL (about 11 miles; SCHENECTADY, NY)
  • ELLIS HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; SCHENECTADY, NY)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Altamont:
  • ALBANY INTL (about 17 miles; ALBANY, NY; ID: ALB)
  • FLOYD BENNETT MEMORIAL (about 53 miles; GLENS FALLS, NY; ID: GFL)
  • DUTCHESS COUNTY (about 76 miles; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; ID: POU)
Other public-use airports nearest to Altamont:
  • DUANESBURG (about 7 miles; DUANESBURG, NY; ID: 4B1)
  • KNOX (about 9 miles; QUAKER STREET, NY; ID: N65)
  • MOHAWK VALLEY (about 12 miles; SCOTIA, NY; ID: K13)

Amtrak station near Altamont:
  • 10 miles: SCHENECTADY (332 ERIE BLVD.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Altamont:
  • SCHENECTADY COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 10 miles; SCHENECTADY, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,316)
  • UNION COLLEGE (about 12 miles; SCHENECTADY, NY; FT enrollment: 2,315)
  • SUNY AT ALBANY (about 14 miles; ALBANY, NY; FT enrollment: 14,168)
  • EXCELSIOR COLLEGE (about 15 miles; ALBANY, NY; FT enrollment: 7,096)
  • THE COLLEGE OF SAINT ROSE (about 15 miles; ALBANY, NY; FT enrollment: 3,116)
  • SIENA COLLEGE (about 19 miles; LOUDONVILLE, NY; FT enrollment: 3,001)
  • RENSSELAER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE (about 26 miles; TROY, NY; FT enrollment: 7,150)
Public primary/middle school in Altamont:
  • ALTAMONT ES (Students: 314; Location: 117 GRAND ST; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle school in Altamont:
  • COBB MEMORIAL SCHOOL (Students: 17; Location: SRS OF PRESENTATION PO BOX 503; Grades: UG - UG)
Library in Altamont:
  • ALTAMONT FREE LIBRARY (Operating income: $50,196; Location: 105 PARK STREET; 10,849 books; 330 audio materials; 648 video materials; 54 serial subscriptions)

Cemetery: Severson Cemetery (1).


Altamont compared to New York state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Altamont:
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WOFX (980 AM; 5 kW; TROY, NY)
  • WROW (590 AM; 5 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVKZ (1240 AM; 1 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: ANASTOS MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WDDY (1460 AM; 5 kW; ALBANY, NY)
  • WTMM (1300 AM; 5 kW; RENSSELAER, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF MANSFIELD, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WABY (1160 AM; 5 kW; MECHANICVILLE, NY; Owner: ANASTOS MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Altamont:
  • WYJB (95.5 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGNA-FM (107.7 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF MANSFIELD, INC.)
  • WMHT-FM (89.1 FM; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: WMHT EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • WPYX (106.5 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRVE (99.5 FM; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAJZ (96.3 FM; VOORHEESVILLE, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVCR-FM (88.3 FM; LOUDONVILLE, NY; Owner: SIENA COLLEGE)
  • WFLY (92.3 FM; TROY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZMR (104.9 FM; ALTAMONT, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTRY-FM (98.3 FM; ROTTERDAM, NY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPGL (90.7 FM; PATTERSONVILLE, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WMYY (97.3 FM; SCHOHARIE, NY; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WKLI-FM (100.9 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBKK (97.7 FM; AMSTERDAM, NY; Owner: GEM ASSOCIATES, L. P.)
  • WRIP (97.9 FM; WINDHAM, NY; Owner: RIP RADIO, LLC)
  • WAMK (90.9 FM; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: W A M C)
  • WFGB (89.7 FM; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WKKF (102.3 FM; BALLSTON SPA, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGKR (105.3 FM; GRAND GORGE, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WRCZ (94.5 FM; RAVENA, NY; Owner: DOT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Altamont:
  • WMHT (Channel 17; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: WMHT EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • WRGB (Channel 6; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF NEW YORK, INC)
  • WTEN (Channel 10; ALBANY, NY; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF ALBANY, INC.)
  • WNYT (Channel 13; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WNYT-TV, LLC)
  • WEWB-TV (Channel 45; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: WEWB, L.L.C.)
  • WXXA-TV (Channel 23; ALBANY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W52DF (Channel 52; ALBANY, NY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WYPX (Channel 55; AMSTERDAM, NY; Owner: PAXSON ALBANY LICENSE, INC.)
  • W58CX (Channel 58; SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WVBG-LP (Channel 25; GREENWICH, NY; Owner: WIRELESS ACCESS, LLC)
  • WNGX-LP (Channel 42; SCHNECTADY, NY; Owner: BRIAN A. LARSON)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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