West Glens Falls, NY Profile: Facts & Data

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West Glens Falls, New York - Basic Facts

The West Glens Falls Census Designated Place had a population of 7,151 as of July 1, 2019. West Glens Falls 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 West Glens Falls is located at latitude 43.3001 and longitude -73.684 in Warren County. The formal boundaries for the West Glens Falls Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 4.69 sq. miles and a water area of 0.13 sq. miles. Warren County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 384 feet.

The West Glens Falls Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390473) 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 West Glens Falls Census Designated Place is located within Town of Queensbury, a minor civil division (MCD) of Warren County.


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West Glens Falls, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

West Glens Falls, NY Housing Affordability Index is 155
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

West Glens Falls, NY Wealth Index is 108
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 7,151
Population in Households 7,040
Population in Familes 5,722
Population in Group Qrtrs 111
Population Density 1,526
Diversity Index1 13
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $64,613
Average Household Income $86,331
Per Capita Income $33,301
Wealth Index3 108

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,976 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,386 (80.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 373 (12.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 217 ( 7.3%)
Median Home Value $175,233
Housing Affordability Index2 155
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,759
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 1,927
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 0.08% -0.17%
Households 0.12% -0.17%
Families 0.04% -0.24%
Median Household Income   1.99%
Per Capita Income   2.44%

West Glens Falls, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West Glens Falls 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 # 259 78th
Population Density # 536 55th
Diversity Index # 926 23rd
Median Household Income # 553 54th
Per Capita Income # 558 53rd

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