Galway, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Galway, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Galway had a population of 206 as of July 1, 2016. Galway ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Galway is located at latitude 43.0185 and longitude -74.0318 in Saratoga County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Galway (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Saratoga County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 837 feet.

The Village of Galway (GNIS ID: 2390856) 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 Galway is located within Town of Galway, a minor civil division (MCD) of Saratoga County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Galway population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Galway: New Galloway.

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Galway, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 206
Population in Households 206
Population in Familes 173
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 805
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 77
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 56
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 89 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 68 (76.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 9 (10.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $233,333
Average Home Value $291,176


Median Household Income $73,743
Average Household Income $90,835
Per Capita Income $37,161
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.47% 0.67%
Households 0.64% 0.51%
Families 0.58% 0.7%
Median Household Income   2.57%
Per Capita Income   2.03%
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.

Galway, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Galway to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 1167 3rd
Population Density1 # 783 35th
Diversity Index2 # 1175 2nd
Median Household Income # 417 65th
Per Capita Income # 393 67th

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