Glens Falls, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Glens Falls, New York - Basic Facts

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The City of Glens Falls had a population of 15,130 as of July 1, 2016. Glens Falls ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Glens Falls is located at latitude 43.3112 and longitude -73.6453 in Warren County. The formal boundaries for the City of Glens Falls (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0.14 sq. miles. Warren County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 341 feet.

The City of Glens Falls (GNIS ID: 979004) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Glens Falls 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 Glens Falls: Che-pon-tuc, Four Corners, Glenn's Falls, Glen's Falls, Glenville, Ka-yan-do-ros-sa, Wing's Falls.

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


Total Population 15,130
Population in Households 14,948
Population in Familes 10,477
Population in Group Qrtrs 182
Population Density1 3,929
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 6,719
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 3,575
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,347 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,234 (44.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,485 (47.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 628 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $158,622
Average Home Value $168,236


Median Household Income $43,447
Average Household Income $59,792
Per Capita Income $26,846
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.46% 0.28%
Households 0.42% 0.25%
Families 0.22% 0.14%
Median Household Income   -0.55%
Per Capita Income   1.15%
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.

Glens Falls, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Glens Falls 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 # 131 89th
Population Density1 # 190 84th
Diversity Index2 # 688 42nd
Median Household Income # 997 17th
Per Capita Income # 743 38th

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