Galway, NY Profile: Facts & Data

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Galway, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Galway had a population of 211 as of July 1, 2019. 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 43.0187 and longitude -74.0315 in Saratoga County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Galway 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Galway: New Galloway.

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Galway, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Galway, NY Housing Affordability Index is 164
State of New York Housing Affordability Index is 85
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Galway, NY Wealth Index is 127
State of New York Wealth Index is 109
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 211
Population in Households 210
Population in Familes 176
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density 824
Diversity Index1 7
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $77,922
Average Household Income $94,167
Per Capita Income $37,331
Wealth Index3 127

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 89 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 69 (77.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 9 (10.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $268,182
Housing Affordability Index2 164
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 78
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 57
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.58% 0.56%
Households 0.57% 0.51%
Families 0.59% 0.35%
Median Household Income   2.2%
Per Capita Income   2.37%

Galway, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Galway to the other 1,195 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 764 36th
Diversity Index # 1148 4th
Median Household Income # 428 64th
Per Capita Income # 453 62nd

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