West Glens Falls, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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The West Glens Falls Census Designated Place had a population of 7,125 as of July 1, 2017. 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 43.302 and longitude -73.688 in Warren County. The formal boundaries for the West Glens Falls Census Designated Place (see map below) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with West Glens Falls population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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West Glens Falls, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 7,125
Daytime Population: Workers 1,826
Daytime Population: Residents 3,125
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,951
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.69
Population in Households 7,007
Population in Familes 5,697
Population in Group Qrtrs 118
Population Density2 1,521
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $57,858
Average Household Income $77,213
Per Capita Income $30,147


Total Housing Units 2,914 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,260 (77.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 475 (16.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 179 ( 6.1%)
Median Home Value $165,186
Average Home Value $190,239


Total Households 2,735
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 1,910
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 0.05% 0.1%
Households 0.03% 0.09%
Families -0.07% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.56%
Per Capita Income   2.66%

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

The table below compares West Glens Falls 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 # 260 78th
Population Density # 540 55th
Diversity Index # 950 21st
Median Household Income # 633 47th
Per Capita Income # 643 46th

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