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Population (year 2000): 14,354. Estimated population in July 2005: 14,108 (-1.7% change)
Males: 6,894 (48.0%), Females: 7,460 (52.0%)

Zip code:

Median resident age: 35.6 years
Median household income: $30,222 (year 2000)
Median house value: $81,900 (year 2000)

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Races in Glens Falls:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.7%)
  • Hispanic (1.4%)
  • Black (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: Irish (22.1%), French (17.1%), English (13.5%), Italian (12.2%), German (12.0%), United States (7.6%).

New! Falls, New York forum

Elevation: 348 feet

Land area: 3.8 square miles

Glens

For population 25 years and over in Glens Falls

  • High school or higher: 81.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Glens Falls city

  • Never married: 30.8%
  • Now married: 41.7%
  • Separated: 4.4%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

1.7% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -742 (-4.9%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NY Schenectady, (40.1 miles pop. 61,821).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bay, NY (169.3 miles Oyster pop. 293,925).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (181.3 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Glens Falls, NY (1.4 miles South Glens Falls, NY (2.3 miles West Falls North, NY Glens (2.8 miles Falls, NY (4.7 miles Hudson NY Queensbury, (5.1 miles Edward, NY (5.3 miles Fort NY (8.7 miles Kingsbury,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 14 buildings, average cost: $66,100
  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $77,000
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $59,000
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $59,000
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 2002: 11 buildings, average cost: $98,400
  • 2003: 25 buildings, average cost: $61,600
  • 2004: 37 buildings, average cost: $65,200
  • 2005: 29 buildings, average cost: $92,800

Latitude: 43.31 N, Longitude: 73.65 W

Area code: 518


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (22.4%), Retail trade (15.2%), Manufacturing (14.0%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (11.8%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,734 (+39.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,923 (41.4%)


 

Crime in Glens Falls by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 1 3 3 2 1 1
    per 100,000 7.0 20.9 20.9 13.9 7.0 7.0
Robberies 7 2 8 4 6 3
    per 100,000 48.8 13.9 55.7 27.9 41.8 20.9
Assaults 39 35 30 30 28 9
    per 100,000 271.7 243.8 209.0 209.0 195.1 62.7
Burglaries 96 93 98 117 59 38
    per 100,000 668.8 647.9 682.7 815.1 411.0 264.7
Thefts 494 459 483 502 299 217
    per 100,000 3441.5 3197.7 3364.9 3497.3 2083.0 1511.8
Auto thefts 5 8 13 13 9 6
    per 100,000 34.8 55.7 90.6 90.6 62.7 41.8
259.0 239.0 256.5 259.9 171.5 103.9


Average climate in Glens Falls, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Glens

Glens Falls-area historical tornado activity is slightly below New York state average. It is 64% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/24/1960, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 27.7 miles away from the Glens Falls city center injured 9 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category 3 tornado 28.4 miles away from the city center injured 68 people and caused $71 million in damages.


Birthplace of: Michael Van Schaick - College basketball player (Fairfield Stags).


Main business address for: ARROW FINANCIAL CORP (NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANKS).


Hospital/medical center in Glens Falls:
  • GLENS FALLS HOSPITAL (100 PARK STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Glens Falls:
  • FOUR WINDS (about 19 miles; SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY)
  • SARATOGA HOSPITAL (about 19 miles; SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY)
  • MARY MCCLELLAN HOSPITAL (about 27 miles; CAMBRIDGE, NY)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Glens Falls:
  • FLOYD BENNETT MEMORIAL (about 4 miles; GLENS FALLS, NY; ID: GFL)
  • ALBANY INTL (about 42 miles; ALBANY, NY; ID: ALB)
  • RUTLAND STATE (about 52 miles; RUTLAND, VT; ID: RUT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Glens Falls:
  • HEBER AIRPARK (about 10 miles; GANSEVOORT, NY; ID: K30)
  • ARGYLE (about 14 miles; ARGYLE, NY; ID: 1C3)
  • GARNSEYS (about 18 miles; SCHUYLERVILLE, NY; ID: B04)

Amtrak stations near Glens Falls:
  • 6 miles: FORT EDWARD/GLENS FALLS (FORT EDWARD, EAST ST.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.
  • 20 miles: SARATOGA SPRINGS (WEST AVE. & STATION LN.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 44 $109,215 $29,785 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 7 $15,528 $26,619 0 $0
Transit 16 $36,606 $27,454 5 $1,758
Water Supply 1 $2,538 $30,456 1 $554
Parks and Recreation 10 $25,830 $30,996 72 $34,586
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2 $5,337 $32,022 1 $828
Fire - Other 2 $3,087 $18,522 0 $0
Sewerage 5 $15,391 $36,938 0 $0
Firefighters 37 $117,904 $38,239 0 $0
Police - Other 5 $11,856 $28,454 14 $10,111
Police Protection - Officers 31 $114,702 $44,400 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 0 $0   2 $2,246
Other Government Administration 18 $39,936 $26,624 2 $1,307
Financial Administration 10 $25,808 $30,969 1 $1,098
Totals for Government 188 $523,738 $33,430 98 $52,488


Colleges/Universities in Glens Falls:
  • ADIRONDACK BEAUTY SCHOOL (Full-time enrollment: 25; Location: 108 DIX AVE; Private, for-profit)
  • GLENS FALLS HOSPITAL RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM (Location: 100 PARK ST; Private, not-for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Glens Falls:
  • ADIRONDACK COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 3 miles; QUEENSBURY, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,182)
  • SUNY EMPIRE STATE COLLEGE (about 19 miles; SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY; FT enrollment: 4,499)
  • SKIDMORE COLLEGE (about 19 miles; SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY; FT enrollment: 2,317)
  • UNION COLLEGE (about 39 miles; SCHENECTADY, NY; FT enrollment: 2,315)
  • SCHENECTADY COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 40 miles; SCHENECTADY, NY; FT enrollment: 2,316)
  • RENSSELAER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE (about 40 miles; TROY, NY; FT enrollment: 7,150)
  • HUDSON VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 40 miles; TROY, NY; FT enrollment: 6,337)
Public high school in Glens Falls:
  • GLENS FALLS SHS (Students: 877; Location: 10 QUADE ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Glens Falls:
  • GLENS FALLS MS (Students: 662; Location: 20 QUADE ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • BIG CROSS STREET SCHOOL (Students: 293; Location: 15 BIG CROSS ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • SANFORD STREET SCHOOL (Students: 288; Location: 10 SANFORD ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • JACKSON HTS SCHOOL (Students: 204; Location: JACKSON AVE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • KENSINGTON ROAD SCHOOL (Students: 198; Location: KENSINGTON RD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • ABRAHAM WING SCHOOL (Students: 161; Location: 120 LAWRENCE ST; Grades: KG - 06)
Private primary/middle school in Glens Falls:
  • SS MARY/ALPHONSUS CATHOLIC SCH (Students: 328; Location: 10-12 CHURCH STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
Library in Glens Falls:
  • CRANDALL PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,924,689; Location: 251 GLEN STREET; 192,365 books; 15,711 audio materials; 8,025 video materials; 323 serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:
  • MARY MCCLELLAN HOSPITAL (about 27 miles; CAMBRIDGE, NY) closed in 2003.

Cemetery: Glens Falls Cemetery (1).

Parks in Glens Falls include: Crandall Park (1), East Playground (2).

Beach: Haviland Cove Beach (A).


Glens Falls compared to New York state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Glens Falls:
  • WMML (1230 AM; 1 kW; GLENS FALLS, NY; Owner: VOX NEW YORK, L.L.C.)
  • WWSC (1450 AM; 1 kW; GLENS FALLS, NY; Owner: ENTERTRONICS, INC.)
  • WENU (1410 AM; 1 kW; SOUTH GLEN FALLS, NY; Owner: VOX NEW YORK, L.L.C.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, 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.)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WOFX (980 AM; 5 kW; TROY, NY)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WROW (590 AM; 5 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Glens Falls:
  • WGFR (92.7 FM; GLENS FALLS, NY; Owner: BRD. OF TRUSTEES OF ADIRONDACK COLL.)
  • WBAR-FM (94.7 FM; LAKE LUZERNE, NY; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WCQL (95.9 FM; GLENS FALLS, NY; Owner: ENTERTRONICS, INC.)
  • WKBE (100.3 FM; WARRENSBURG, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCKM-FM (99.1 FM; LAKE GEORGE, NY; Owner: ENTERTRONICS, INC.)
  • WNYQ (105.7 FM; QUEENSBURY, NY; Owner: VOX NEW YORK, L.L.C.)
  • WFFG-FM (107.1 FM; CORINTH, NY; Owner: VOX NEW YORK, L.L.C.)
  • WKRD (93.7 FM; SCOTIA, NY; Owner: DOT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNGN (91.9 FM; ARGYLE, NY; Owner: NORTHEAST GOSPEL BROADCASTING INC)
  • WENU-FM (101.7 FM; HUDSON FALLS, NY; Owner: VOX NEW YORK, L.L.C.)
  • WEQX (102.7 FM; MANCHESTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSHIRE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJAN (95.1 FM; SUNDERLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSSK (89.7 FM; SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WXLG (89.9 FM; NORTH CREEK, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)
  • WLJH (90.9 FM; GLENS FALLS, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE INC)
  • WJJR (98.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZRT (97.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEBK (105.3 FM; KILLINGTON, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGLV (91.7 FM; WOODSTOCK, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES INC)
  • WHDQ-FM1 (106.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Glens Falls:
  • WNCE-CA (Channel 8; GLENS FALLS, NY; Owner: NORTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W47CM (Channel 47; GLENS FALLS, NY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W04BD (Channel 4; GLENS FALLS, NY; Owner: WMHT EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS)

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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