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Valley Falls, New York - Basic Facts

Valley Falls is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Village of Valley Falls.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Rensselaer County at latitude 42.9034 and longitude -73.5626. Rensselaer County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 335 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Valley Falls (see map) encompass a land area of 0.46 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Valley Falls: Pittstown Station.

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Valley Falls, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Valley Falls to the other 1,189 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 1046 12th
Population Density1 # 713 40th
Diversity Index2 # 1088 9th
Median Household Income # 478 60th
Per Capita Income # 537 55th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New York Census Data Comparison Tool.

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Valley Falls, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 457
Population in Households 457
Population in Familes 373
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 986
Diversity Index2 8
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 178
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 128
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 202 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 133 (65.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 45 (22.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $215,217
Average Home Value $254,851
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $66,242
Average Household Income $79,147
Per Capita Income $30,323
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.46% -0.22%
Households -0.13% -0.23%
Families 0.56% -0.31%
Median Household Income   2.92%
Per Capita Income   2.98%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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