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Population (year 2000): 10,207. Estimated population in July 2005: 9,889 (-3.1% change)
Males: 4,781 (46.8%), Females: 5,426 (53.2%)

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Median resident age: 35.1 years
Median household income: $32,910 (year 2000)
Median house value: $84,300 (year 2000)

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Races in Watervliet:

  • White Non-Hispanic (90.1%)
  • Black (3.9%)
  • Hispanic (3.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • Other race (1.2%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)

Ancestries: Irish (30.5%), Italian (19.1%), German (14.5%), French (12.5%), Polish (8.5%), English (6.6%).

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Land area: 1.3 square miles

Watervliet,

For population 25 years and over in Watervliet

  • High school or higher: 81.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Watervliet city

  • Never married: 36.3%
  • Now married: 38.4%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 10.1%
  • Divorced: 12.0%

4.2% Foreign born (2.2% Europe, 1.3% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: -976 (-8.7%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NY Albany, (6.8 miles pop. 95,658).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bay, NY (129.0 miles Oyster pop. 293,925).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (140.5 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Island, NY (1.6 miles Green NY Troy, (2.0 miles NY Menands, (2.6 miles NY Cohoes, (3.4 miles NY (4.8 miles Wynantskill, NY Waterford, (4.9 miles .


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 0 buildings
  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $44,000
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $110,000

Latitude: 42.72 N, Longitude: 73.71 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 518


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (19.1%), Retail trade (15.1%), Public administration (13.0%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (10.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,735 (-17.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 730 (14.7%)


 

Crime in Watervliet by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 2 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 19.6 0.0
Rapes 4 0 0 0 2
    per 100,000 39.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 19.6
Robberies 4 14 13 5 11
    per 100,000 39.2 137.2 127.4 49.0 107.8
Assaults 32 21 15 18 26
    per 100,000 313.5 205.7 147.0 176.3 254.7
Burglaries 66 37 42 49 52
    per 100,000 646.6 362.5 411.5 480.1 509.5
Thefts 201 175 133 151 163
    per 100,000 1969.2 1714.5 1303.0 1479.4 1596.9
Auto thefts 11 18 13 20 16
    per 100,000 107.8 176.3 127.4 195.9 156.8
222.8 190.4 158.7 178.0 203.2


Average climate in Watervliet, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Watervliet,

Watervliet-area historical tornado activity is above New York state average. It is 38% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1973, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.8 miles away from the Watervliet city center killed 4 people and injured 36 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 7/10/1989, a category 4 tornado 32.6 miles away from the city center injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Leland Stanford - (1824-1893), businessman, railroad executive, founder of Stanford University.


Hospitals/medical centers near Watervliet:
  • SAMARITAN HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; TROY, NY)
  • SETON HEALTH SYSTEMS INC (about 3 miles; TROY, NY)
  • EDDY COHOES REHABILITATION CENTER (about 4 miles; COHOES, NY)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Watervliet:
  • ALBANY INTL (about 7 miles; ALBANY, NY; ID: ALB)
  • FLOYD BENNETT MEMORIAL (about 43 miles; GLENS FALLS, NY; ID: GFL)
  • RUTLAND STATE (about 77 miles; RUTLAND, VT; ID: RUT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Watervliet:
  • RENSSELAER COUNTY (about 11 miles; TROY, NY; ID: 5B7)
  • BURRELLO-MECHANICVILLE (about 12 miles; MECHANICVILLE, NY; ID: K27)
  • ROUND LAKE (about 14 miles; ROUND LAKE, NY; ID: W57)

Amtrak stations near Watervliet:
  • 7 miles: ALBANY-RENSSELAER (RENSSELAER, 555 EAST ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 18 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.

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
Financial Administration 8 $22,482 $33,723 3 $2,768
Other Government Administration 7 $17,933 $30,742 5 $7,795
Judicial and Legal 0 $0   2 $5,753
Police Protection - Officers 28 $139,832 $59,928 0 $0
Police - Other 4 $9,855 $29,565 6 $2,250
Firefighters 26 $99,201 $45,785 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 3 $9,469 $37,876 2 $633
Water Supply 12 $44,445 $44,445 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 0 $0   1 $593
Streets and Highways 9 $25,874 $34,498 0 $0
Totals for Government 97 $369,091 $45,660 19 $19,793


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Watervliet:
  • RENSSELAER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE (about 3 miles; TROY, NY; Full-time enrollment: 7,150)
  • HUDSON VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 3 miles; TROY, NY; FT enrollment: 6,337)
  • SIENA COLLEGE (about 5 miles; LOUDONVILLE, NY; FT enrollment: 3,001)
  • EXCELSIOR COLLEGE (about 10 miles; ALBANY, NY; FT enrollment: 7,096)
  • THE COLLEGE OF SAINT ROSE (about 10 miles; ALBANY, NY; FT enrollment: 3,116)
  • SUNY AT ALBANY (about 10 miles; ALBANY, NY; FT enrollment: 14,168)
  • UNION COLLEGE (about 17 miles; SCHENECTADY, NY; FT enrollment: 2,315)
Public high school in Watervliet:
  • WATERVLIET JSHS (Students: 679; Location: 1245 HILLSIDE DR; Grades: 07 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Watervliet:
  • WATERVLIET ES (Students: 724; Location: 2557 TENTH AVENUE; Grades: KG - 06)
  • MAPLEWOOD SCHOOL (Students: 185; Location: 32 COHOES RD; Grades: KG - 08)
Private primary/middle schools in Watervliet:
  • ST BRIGIDS REGIONAL CATHOLIC S (Students: 293; Location: 700 FIFTH AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST COLMAN'S SCHOOL (Students: 51; Grades: UG - UG)
Library in Watervliet:
  • WATERVLIET PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $108,002; Location: 1501 BROADWAY; 17,073 books; 107 audio materials; 530 video materials; 46 serial subscriptions)

Church in Watervliet: Jermain Memorial (A).


Watervliet compared to New York state average:
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Watervliet:
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WROW (590 AM; 5 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOFX (980 AM; 5 kW; TROY, NY)
  • WHAZ (1330 AM; 1 kW; TROY, NY; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WTMM (1300 AM; 5 kW; RENSSELAER, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF MANSFIELD, INC.)
  • WDDY (1460 AM; 5 kW; ALBANY, NY)
  • WABY (1160 AM; 5 kW; MECHANICVILLE, NY; Owner: ANASTOS MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WAMC (1400 AM; 1 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Watervliet:
  • WRPI (91.5 FM; TROY, NY; Owner: RENSSELAER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE)
  • WHRL (103.1 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZEC (97.5 FM; HOOSICK FALLS, NY; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • WAJZ (96.3 FM; VOORHEESVILLE, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WZMR (104.9 FM; ALTAMONT, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRVE (99.5 FM; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMHT-FM (89.1 FM; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: WMHT EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WPYX (106.5 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFLY (92.3 FM; TROY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVCR-FM (88.3 FM; LOUDONVILLE, NY; Owner: SIENA COLLEGE)
  • WEQX (102.7 FM; MANCHESTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSHIRE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQBK-FM (103.9 FM; RENSSELAER, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF MANSFIELD, INC.)
  • WJAN (95.1 FM; SUNDERLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCDB (90.9 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WKLI-FM (100.9 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WABT (104.5 FM; MECHANICVILLE, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF MANSFIELD, INC.)
  • WKKF (102.3 FM; BALLSTON SPA, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Watervliet:
  • WRGB (Channel 6; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF NEW YORK, INC)
  • WNYT (Channel 13; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WNYT-TV, LLC)
  • WTEN (Channel 10; ALBANY, NY; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF ALBANY, INC.)
  • WMHT (Channel 17; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: WMHT EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • WEWB-TV (Channel 45; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: WEWB, L.L.C.)
  • WXXA-TV (Channel 23; ALBANY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYPX (Channel 55; AMSTERDAM, NY; Owner: PAXSON ALBANY LICENSE, INC.)
  • WNGN-LP (Channel 26; TROY, NY; Owner: BRIAN A. LARSON)

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