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Fort Plain, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Fort Plain had a population of 2,281 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Fort Plain is located at latitude 42.9327 and longitude -74.6268 in Montgomery County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Fort Plain (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.35 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Montgomery County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 305 feet.

The Village of Fort Plain (GNIS ID: 2390847) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Fort Plain is located within Town of Minden, a minor civil division (MCD) of Montgomery County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Fort Plain population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Fort Plain: Twa-da-a-la-ha-la.


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Fort Plain, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,281
Daytime Population: Workers 607
Daytime Population: Residents 1,372
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,979
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.87
Population in Households 2,273
Population in Familes 1,731
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density2 1,696
Diversity Index3 14
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $37,523
Average Household Income $50,430
Per Capita Income $20,115

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,112 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 540 (48.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 380 (34.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 193 (17.4%)
Median Home Value $76,952
Average Home Value $96,528
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 919
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 549
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.25% -0.14%
Households -0.43% -0.26%
Families -0.4% -0.4%
Median Household Income   0.11%
Per Capita Income   1.71%

Fort Plain, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fort Plain to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 567 53rd
Population Density # 490 59th
Diversity Index # 831 31st
Median Household Income # 1130 6th
Per Capita Income # 1140 5th

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