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Fort Montgomery, New York - Basic Facts

The Fort Montgomery Census Designated Place had a population of 1,647 as of July 1, 2017. Fort Montgomery ranks in the upper 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 Fort Montgomery is located at latitude 41.3429 and longitude -73.9872 in Orange County. The formal boundaries for the Fort Montgomery Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.48 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Orange County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 161 feet.

The Fort Montgomery Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389110) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Fort Montgomery Census Designated Place is located within Town of Highlands, a minor civil division (MCD) of Orange County.

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

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


Total Population 1,647
Daytime Population: Workers 651
Daytime Population: Residents 673
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,324
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.80
Population in Households 1,646
Population in Familes 1,342
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 1,110
Diversity Index3 48


Median Household Income $83,653
Average Household Income $96,439
Per Capita Income $39,298


Total Housing Units 756 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 476 (63.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 186 (24.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 94 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $255,743
Average Home Value $313,365


Total Households 662
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 447
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.65% 0.73%
Households 0.58% 0.66%
Families 0.41% 0.49%
Median Household Income   1.6%
Per Capita Income   2.45%

Fort Montgomery, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fort Montgomery 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 # 677 43rd
Population Density # 668 44th
Diversity Index # 250 79th
Median Household Income # 360 70th
Per Capita Income # 371 69th

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