Fort Plain, NY Profile: Facts & Data


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Fort Plain, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Fort Plain had a population of 2,205 as of July 1, 2018.

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.

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, 2018)


Total Population 2,205
Population in Households 2,197
Population in Familes 1,684
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density2 1,640
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $40,050
Average Household Income $55,677
Per Capita Income $22,257


Total Housing Units 1,114 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 508 (45.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 380 (34.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 226 (20.3%)
Median Home Value $78,313
Average Home Value $99,754


Total Households 888
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 530
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.62% -0.51%
Households -0.79% -0.64%
Families -0.77% -0.81%
Median Household Income   4.37%
Per Capita Income   4.24%

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, 2018 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 # 575 52nd
Population Density # 500 58th
Diversity Index # 835 31st
Median Household Income # 1103 8th
Per Capita Income # 1109 7th

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