Ballston Spa, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Ballston Spa, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Ballston Spa had a population of 5,458 as of July 1, 2018. Ballston Spa 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 Ballston Spa is located at latitude 43.0056 and longitude -73.8545 in Saratoga County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Ballston Spa (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Saratoga County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 308 feet.

The Village of Ballston Spa (GNIS ID: 2391536) 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 Ballston Spa is located within Town of Milton, a minor civil division (MCD) of Saratoga County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ballston Spa population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ballston Spa: Ballston, Ballston Springs, Balltown Springs.

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Ballston Spa, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 5,458
Population in Households 5,200
Population in Familes 3,840
Population in Group Qrtrs 258
Population Density2 3,410
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $55,172
Average Household Income $73,759
Per Capita Income $32,309


Total Housing Units 2,485 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,300 (52.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,012 (40.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 173 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $215,662
Average Home Value $261,434


Total Households 2,312
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 1,300
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 0.29% 0.5%
Households 0.4% 0.55%
Families 0.32% 0.4%
Median Household Income   3.41%
Per Capita Income   3.36%

Ballston Spa, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ballston Spa 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 # 328 73rd
Population Density # 240 80th
Diversity Index # 600 50th
Median Household Income # 747 38th
Per Capita Income # 606 49th

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