Galway, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Galway, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Galway had a population of 211 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Galway: New Galloway.

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


Total Population 211
Daytime Population: Workers 53
Daytime Population: Residents 104
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 157
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.74
Population in Households 211
Population in Familes 177
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 824
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $79,906
Average Household Income $97,367
Per Capita Income $39,537


Total Housing Units 91 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 69 (75.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 9 ( 9.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 (14.3%)
Median Home Value $243,182
Average Home Value $287,681


Total Households 78
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 57
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 0.74% 0.84%
Households 0.73% 0.76%
Families 0.75% 0.69%
Median Household Income   1.42%
Per Capita Income   2.24%

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, 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 # 1162 3rd
Population Density # 768 36th
Diversity Index # 1165 3rd
Median Household Income # 395 67th
Per Capita Income # 367 69th

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