Waterford, NY Profile: Facts & Data


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Waterford, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Waterford had a population of 1,964 as of July 1, 2018. Waterford 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 Waterford is located at latitude 42.7921 and longitude -73.6788 in Saratoga County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Waterford (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.28 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Saratoga County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 69 feet.

The Village of Waterford (GNIS ID: 2391197) 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 Waterford is located within Town of Waterford, a minor civil division (MCD) of Saratoga County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Waterford: Half-Moon Point.

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


Total Population 1,964
Population in Households 1,962
Population in Familes 1,302
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 6,945
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $55,346
Average Household Income $70,178
Per Capita Income $33,906


Total Housing Units 1,061 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 438 (41.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 510 (48.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 113 (10.7%)
Median Home Value $179,856
Average Home Value $230,993


Total Households 948
Average Household Size 2.07
Family Households 469
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 -0.16% 0.02%
Households -0.14% 0.02%
Families -0.41% -0.13%
Median Household Income   1.8%
Per Capita Income   2.87%

Waterford, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Waterford 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 # 617 48th
Population Density # 69 94th
Diversity Index # 636 47th
Median Household Income # 739 38th
Per Capita Income # 553 54th

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