Glens Falls, New York

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Population in 2017: 14,439 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +0.6%
 
Males: 6,982  (48.4%)
Females: 7,457  (51.6%)
Median resident age:

38.9 years
New York median age:

38.7 years

Zip codes: 12801, 12804.

Glens Falls Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $48,974 (it was $30,222 in 2000)
Glens Falls:

$48,974
NY:

$64,894

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $29,625 (it was $18,137 in 2000)

Glens Falls city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $150,183 (it was $81,800 in 2000)
Glens Falls:

$150,183
NY:

$314,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $287,175; detached houses: $285,408; townhouses or other attached units: $322,424; in 2-unit structures: $319,838; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $316,431; in 5-or-more-unit structures: over $1,000,000; mobile homes: $57,527; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $47,396

Median gross rent in 2017: $798.

March 2019 cost of living index in Glens Falls: 104.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 16.0%
(14.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.6% for Black residents, 17.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 67.6% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 24.0% for other race residents, 40.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Glens Falls, NY (2017)
    • 12,74788.1%White alone
    • 6314.4%Hispanic
    • 3162.2%Asian alone
    • 3152.2%Two or more races
    • 2211.5%Black alone
    • 330.2%American Indian alone
    • 260.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 110.08%Other race alone

Races in Glens Falls detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of New York and other state lists, there were 49 registered sex offenders living in Glens Falls, New York as of June 07, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Glens Falls is 295 to 1.


Crime rates in Glens Falls by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(14.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.0)
2
(14.0)
1
(6.9)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(14.1)
2
(14.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(14.7)
2
(13.5)
3
(20.3)
2
(13.7)
8
(55.1)
11
(76.6)
5
(35.2)
1
(7.0)
6
(41.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
5
(35.2)
8
(56.6)
5
(35.6)
1
(7.2)
5
(36.2)
3
(22.0)
5
(33.9)
2
(13.5)
3
(20.6)
4
(27.6)
3
(20.9)
3
(21.1)
3
(21.0)
2
(13.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
13
(91.6)
16
(113.1)
10
(71.2)
15
(107.7)
14
(101.2)
37
(271.1)
37
(250.6)
37
(249.9)
17
(116.6)
13
(89.5)
22
(153.2)
24
(168.9)
23
(161.2)
15
(104.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
55
(387.7)
79
(558.5)
51
(363.2)
46
(330.4)
35
(253.1)
29
(212.5)
68
(460.5)
51
(344.4)
50
(342.9)
39
(268.6)
26
(181.0)
32
(225.2)
28
(196.2)
13
(90.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
304
(2,143)
529
(3,740)
413
(2,941)
468
(3,361)
383
(2,770)
177
(1,297)
331
(2,242)
315
(2,127)
288
(1,975)
293
(2,018)
203
(1,413)
187
(1,316)
156
(1,093)
133
(923.4)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
8
(56.4)
8
(56.6)
7
(49.8)
6
(43.1)
7
(50.6)
3
(22.0)
11
(74.5)
6
(40.5)
5
(34.3)
6
(41.3)
6
(41.8)
1
(7.0)
6
(42.1)
4
(27.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/A0
(0.0)
1
(7.1)
0
(0.0)
3
(21.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.8)
N/AN/A1
(6.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.0)
1
(7.0)
1
(6.9)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)174.5244.1197.6184.7163.7141.0199.0196.2146.2173.1170.7151.3133.0117.7

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City-data.com crime index in Glens Falls, NY

Crime rate in Glens Falls detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 32 (30 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.08
New York average:

2.90
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Ancestries: Irish (17.9%), American (15.0%), Italian (12.2%), English (6.7%), Polish (4.5%), French (4.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1908

Elevation: 348 feet

Land area: 3.83 square miles.

Population density: 3,774 people per square mile   (average).

Glens Falls, New York map

645 residents are foreign born (1.4% Latin America, 0.5% Asia, 0.5% Europe).

This city:

4.5%
New York:

22.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,903 (2.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,971 (2.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Schenectady, NY (37.9 miles , pop. 61,821).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (146.8 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (170.9 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

South Glens Falls, NY (1.1 miles ),
West Glens Falls, NY (1.3 miles ),
Queensbury, NY (1.5 miles ),
Glens Falls North, NY (1.5 miles ),
Moreau, NY (1.7 miles ),
Hudson Falls, NY (1.9 miles ),
Kingsbury, NY (2.1 miles ),
Fort Edward, NY (2.1 miles )

Latitude: 43.31 N, Longitude: 73.65 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,494 (+38.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,423 (32.7%)

Area code: 518

Distribution of median household income in Glens Falls, NY in 2017
Distribution of house value in Glens Falls, NY in 2017
Glens Falls satellite photo by USGS

Glens Falls tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $77,000
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $59,000
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $59,000
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 2002: 11 buildings, average cost: $98,400
  • 2003: 25 buildings, average cost: $61,600
  • 2004: 37 buildings, average cost: $65,200
  • 2005: 29 buildings, average cost: $92,800
  • 2006: 26 buildings, average cost: $92,800
  • 2007: 21 buildings, average cost: $92,800
  • 2008: 15 buildings, average cost: $92,800
  • 2009: 23 buildings, average cost: $92,800
  • 2010: 22 buildings, average cost: $92,800
  • 2011: 16 buildings, average cost: $92,800
  • 2012: 18 buildings, average cost: $92,800
  • 2013: 17 buildings, average cost: $92,800
  • 2014: 24 buildings, average cost: $92,800
  • 2015: 9 buildings, average cost: $109,200
  • 2016: 9 buildings, average cost: $109,200
  • 2017: 12 buildings, average cost: $126,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Glens Falls, NY residents
Average permit cost in Glens Falls, NY
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.3%
New York:

4.1%
Historical population in Glens Falls, NY
Historical housing units in Glens Falls, NY
Most common industries in Glens Falls, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (14.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.5%)
  • Educational services (7.4%)
  • Public administration (5.8%)
  • Construction (5.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (10.1%)
  • Construction (9.1%)
  • Public administration (7.3%)
  • Paper (5.6%)
  • Health care (5.6%)
  • Educational services (4.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (22.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.9%)
  • Educational services (10.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.5%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Glens Falls, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (2.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.3%)
  • Registered nurses (4.1%)
  • Cashiers (4.0%)

Average climate in Glens Falls, New York

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Tornado activity:

Glens Falls-area historical tornado activity is slightly below New York state average. It is 66% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/24/1960, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 27.4 miles away from the Glens Falls city center injured 9 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 tornado 27.8 miles away from the city center injured 68 people and caused $71 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Glens Falls-area historical earthquake activity is near New York state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 56.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 81.3 miles away from Glens Falls center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 103.7 miles away from Glens Falls center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 70.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2000 at 08:46:55, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, 3.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 53.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 11:04:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, 3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 81.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Warren County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Hurricanes: 4, Blizzard: 1, Earthquake: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Glens Falls topographic map

Main business address for: ARROW FINANCIAL CORP (NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANKS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Glens Falls:

  • GLENS FALLS HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 100 PARK STREET)
  • THE PINES AT GLENS FALLS CTR FOR NRSG AND REHAB (170 WARREN STREET)
  • THE STANTON NURSING AND REHAB CENTRE (152 SHERMAN AVENUE)
  • GLENS FALLS HOSPITAL (3 BROAD STREET PLAZA)

Airports and heliports located in Glens Falls:

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Amtrak stations near Glens Falls:

  • 5 miles: FORT EDWARD/GLENS FALLS (FORT EDWARD, EAST ST.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.
  • 18 miles: SARATOGA SPRINGS (WEST AVE. & STATION LN.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

College/University in Glens Falls:

  • Adirondack Beauty School (Full-time enrollment: 28; Location: 108 Dix Ave; Private, for-profit; Website: www.adirondackbeautyschool.org)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Glens Falls:

  • Adirondack Community College (about 3 miles; Queensbury, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,826)
  • Skidmore College (about 17 miles; Saratoga Springs, NY; FT enrollment: 2,753)
  • SUNY Empire State College (about 18 miles; Saratoga Springs, NY; FT enrollment: 9,473)
  • Castleton State College (about 32 miles; Castleton, VT; FT enrollment: 2,079)
  • Union College (about 38 miles; Schenectady, NY; FT enrollment: 2,075)
  • Schenectady County Community College (about 38 miles; Schenectady, NY; FT enrollment: 3,676)
  • Fulton-Montgomery Community College (about 40 miles; Johnstown, NY; FT enrollment: 2,043)

Public high school in Glens Falls:

Public elementary/middle schools in Glens Falls:

Private elementary/middle school in Glens Falls:

  • SS MARY-ALPHONSUS CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 268, Location: 10-12 CHURCH ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Glens Falls

Library in Glens Falls:

  • CRANDALL PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $3,375,379; Location: 251 GLEN STREET; 173,805 books; 18,281 audio materials; 14,221 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 14 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 357 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • MARY MCCLELLAN HOSPITAL (about 27 miles; CAMBRIDGE, NY) closed in 2003.
  • MARY MCCLELLAN HOSPITAL (about 27 miles; CAMBRIDGE, NY) closed in 2003.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Glens Falls: Glens Falls City Wastewater Treatment Plant (A), Glens Falls Fire Department Central Station (B), Broad Street Fire Station (C), Herman T Stichman Towers (D), Glens Falls Civic Center (E), Robert J Cronin Building (F), Glens Falls City Hall (G), Rogers Building (H), Crandall Public Library (I), Eden Park Health Care Center (J), Chapman Historical Museum (K), Hyde Collection (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Glens Falls: ARROW FINANCIAL CORP (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Glens Falls include: Faith Tabernacle Baptist Church (A), First Baptist Church (B), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (C), Saint Catherine Church (D), Bethel Gospel Church (E), Episcopal Church of the Messiah (F), Christ Methodist Church (G), Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd (H), First Church of Christ Scientist (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Glens Falls Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Glens Falls include: Crandall Park (1), East Playground (2), Crandall Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beach: Haviland Cove Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Memory Manor (514 Glen St).

Courts: Warren County - County Court- Chief Clerk's Office (Municipal Centre), Warren County - Supreme Court- Hon David B Krogman (Municipal Centre).

Birthplace of: Charles Evans Hughes - Judge, Jimmer Fredette - Basketball player, Joseph Bruno - Politician, Rachael Ray - Businessman, Edward C. Prescott - Economist, Lisa Eichhorn - Film actor, Algernon Paddock - Politician, Audie Bock - Politician, Bradshaw Crandell - Illustrator, Dave LaPoint - Baseball player.

Warren County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Glens Falls and their reported violations in the past:

LANDMARK MOTOR LODGE (Population served: 185, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
GROVE, THE (Address: 71 STAPLE STREET , Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
LONG HORN @ LAKE VANARE (Population served: 34, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
RIDGE TERRACE RESTAURANT (Address: 72 HASKELL AVENUE , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In AUG-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (AUG-29-2008), St Public Notif received (AUG-29-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2008), St Public Notif requested (OCT-30-2008), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-30-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
New York:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

53.9%
Whole state:

63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

11.4%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Glens Falls in 2010:

  • 87 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 50 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 19 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 16 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 12 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 3 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 3 people in residential schools for people with disabilities

People in group quarters in Glens Falls in 2000:

  • 99 people in nursing homes
  • 69 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 68 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 18 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 9 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 4 people in institutions for the deaf
Arena or stadium:
  • Glens Falls Civic Center. Capacity: 7,800.

Banks with branches in Glens Falls (2011 data):

  • Glens Falls National Bank and Trust Company: Broad Street Plaza Branch at 4 Broad Street Plaza, branch established on 1987/12/28; Glens Falls National Bank And Trust at 250 Glen Street, branch established on 1851/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,674.3 mil, Deposits: $1,391.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 29 total offices, Holding Company: Arrow Financial Corporation
  • Bank of America, National Association: Queensbury Branch at 183 Quaker Road, branch established on 1970/01/19; Glen Falls Branch at 14 La Rose Street, branch established on 1934/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • TD Bank, National Association: Glens Falls Auto Branch at 28 Maple Street, branch established on 1962/04/09; Evergreen Bank Branch at 237 Glen Street, branch established on 1853/01/01. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • The Adirondack Trust Company: Glens Falls Branch at 24 Maple Street, branch established on 2002/05/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $909.1 mil, Deposits: $791.5 mil, headquarters in Saratoga Springs, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Adirondack Trust Company Employee Stock Ownership Trust, The
  • NBT Bank, National Association: Glens Falls at 86 Glen Street, branch established on 2007/09/07. Info updated 2012/02/02: Bank assets: $5,558.5 mil, Deposits: $4,381.4 mil, headquarters in Norwich, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 133 total offices, Holding Company: Nbt Bancorp Inc.
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Glens Falls Branch at 37 Bay Street, branch established on 1970/06/15. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • TrustCo Bank: Glens Falls Branch at 3 Warren Street, branch established on 1990/06/21. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $4,250.1 mil, Deposits: $3,736.0 mil, headquarters in Glenville, NY, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 135 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Glens Falls:

Marital status in Glens Falls, NY
  • Never married: 32.2%
  • Now married: 39.5%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 19.6%

For population 25 years and over in Glens Falls:

  • High school or higher: 91.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.8
New York average:

13.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Glens Falls
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Glens Falls, NY (based on Warren County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic14,54610
Mainline Protestant4,87830
Evangelical Protestant2,64622
Other1,2097
Black Protestant1131
None42,315-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 31
Warren County:

4.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Warren County:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Warren County:

0.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 39
Warren County:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 136
This county:

20.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.8%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Warren County:

24.4%
New York:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Warren County:

13.2%
State:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.7%
New York:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Glens Falls:

44.7%
State:

47.0%

Average BMI:
Glens Falls:

28.4
New York:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Glens Falls:

21.8%
New York:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.2%
State:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Glens Falls:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Glens Falls:

33.0%
New York:

33.3%

General health condition:
Glens Falls:

55.6%
New York:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Glens Falls:

78.3%
New York:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Glens Falls, NY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 37$180,349$58,4920$0
Transit 28$108,394$46,4558$5,487
Police Protection - Officers 27$144,947$64,4210$0
Sewerage 22$92,243$50,3140$0
Solid Waste Management 15$57,425$45,9400$0
Other Government Administration 14$37,900$32,4863$2,458
Streets and Highways 13$51,349$47,3990$0
Water Supply 9$41,013$54,6840$0
Financial Administration 7$28,307$48,5262$2,608
Other and Unallocable 5$17,705$42,4921$1,909
Housing and Community Development (Local) 2$9,247$55,4820$0
Judicial and Legal 2$2,945$17,6701$1,275
Fire - Other 1$3,335$40,0200$0
Police - Other 1$4,185$50,22013$7,369
Parks and Recreation 0$0 2$2,148
Totals for Government 183$779,344$51,10530$23,254

Glens Falls government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $16,677,000 ($1155.00)
    Regular Highways: $36,000 ($2.49)
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000 ($0.76)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $6,404,000 ($443.52)
    Sewerage: $3,340,000 ($231.32)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,783,000 ($192.74)
    Police Protection: $2,428,000 ($168.16)
    Water Utilities: $1,424,000 ($98.62)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,191,000 ($82.48)
    Solid Waste Management: $727,000 ($50.35)
    Housing and Community Development: $690,000 ($47.79)
    Regular Highways: $558,000 ($38.65)
    Central Staff Services: $493,000 ($34.14)
    Financial Administration: $430,000 ($29.78)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $100,000 ($6.93)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $84,000 ($5.82)
    General Public Buildings: $83,000 ($5.75)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $60,000 ($4.16)
    Health - Other: $27,000 ($1.87)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,834,000 ($196.27)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Financial Administration: $14,000 ($0.97)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Transit Utilities: $1,961,000 ($135.81)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $405,000 ($28.05)
    Sewerage: $184,000 ($12.74)
    Local Fire Protection: $104,000 ($7.20)
    Water Utilities: $48,000 ($3.32)
    General - Other: $16,000 ($1.11)
    Police Protection: $4,000 ($0.28)
    Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($0.28)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($0.21)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($0.14)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,581,000 ($663.55)

Glens Falls government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $5,077,000 ($351.62)
    Other: $1,234,000 ($85.46)
    Parks and Recreation: $34,000 ($2.35)
    Parking Facilities: $26,000 ($1.80)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $18,000 ($1.25)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $671,000 ($46.47)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $819,000 ($56.72)
    General Local Government Support: $530,000 ($36.71)
    Other: $328,000 ($22.72)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,582,000 ($109.56)
    Fines and Forfeits: $154,000 ($10.67)
    Special Assessments: $54,000 ($3.74)
    Interest Earnings: $17,000 ($1.18)
    Donations From Private Sources: $15,000 ($1.04)
    Sale of Property: $8,000 ($0.55)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,312,000 ($229.38)
    Transit Utilities: $36,000 ($2.49)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $3,743,000 ($259.23)
    General Local Government Support: $1,607,000 ($111.30)
    Highways: $1,069,000 ($74.04)
  • Tax - Property: $9,813,000 ($679.62)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,868,000 ($198.63)
    Public Utilities Sales: $444,000 ($30.75)
    Other License: $339,000 ($23.48)
    Other Selective Sales: $53,000 ($3.67)

Glens Falls government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $29,200,000 ($2022.30)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,506,000 ($1974.24)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $15,150,000 ($1049.24)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $15,150,000 ($1049.24)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,663,000 ($115.17)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $969,000 ($67.11)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $17,240,000 ($1193.99)
    Beginning: $2,374,000 ($164.42)

Glens Falls government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,584,000 ($178.96)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,870,000 ($406.54)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,456,000 ($1070.43)

7.01% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($49,645 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.01%
New York average:

4.90%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Saratoga County, NY  1.86% ($49,608 average AGI)
from Washington County, NY  1.73% ($35,436)
from Albany County, NY  0.26% ($69,384)


6.75% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($44,584 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.75%
New York average:

5.85%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Saratoga County, NY  1.93% ($43,985 average AGI)
to Washington County, NY  1.52% ($32,725)
to Albany County, NY  0.20% ($45,614)
Businesses in Glens Falls, NY
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1Quality1
Blockbuster1Rite Aid2
Chevrolet1Sears3
Domino's Pizza1Subway1
Econo Lodge1Super 81
FedEx5Toyota1
KFC1U-Haul2
MasterBrand Cabinets1UPS8
Payless1Walgreens1
Penske1YMCA1
Pizza Hut1

Strongest AM radio stations in Glens Falls:

  • WMML (1230 AM; 1 kW; GLENS FALLS, NY; Owner: VOX NEW YORK, L.L.C.)
  • WWSC (1450 AM; 1 kW; GLENS FALLS, NY; Owner: ENTERTRONICS, INC.)
  • WENU (1410 AM; 1 kW; SOUTH GLEN FALLS, NY; Owner: VOX NEW YORK, L.L.C.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WABY (1160 AM; 5 kW; MECHANICVILLE, NY; Owner: ANASTOS MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WOFX (980 AM; 5 kW; TROY, NY)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WROW (590 AM; 5 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Glens Falls:

  • WGFR (92.7 FM; GLENS FALLS, NY; Owner: BRD. OF TRUSTEES OF ADIRONDACK COLL.)
  • WBAR-FM (94.7 FM; LAKE LUZERNE, NY; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WCQL (95.9 FM; GLENS FALLS, NY; Owner: ENTERTRONICS, INC.)
  • WKBE (100.3 FM; WARRENSBURG, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCKM-FM (99.1 FM; LAKE GEORGE, NY; Owner: ENTERTRONICS, INC.)
  • WNYQ (105.7 FM; QUEENSBURY, NY; Owner: VOX NEW YORK, L.L.C.)
  • WFFG-FM (107.1 FM; CORINTH, NY; Owner: VOX NEW YORK, L.L.C.)
  • WKRD (93.7 FM; SCOTIA, NY; Owner: DOT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNGN (91.9 FM; ARGYLE, NY; Owner: NORTHEAST GOSPEL BROADCASTING INC)
  • WEQX (102.7 FM; MANCHESTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSHIRE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJAN (95.1 FM; SUNDERLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WENU-FM (101.7 FM; HUDSON FALLS, NY; Owner: VOX NEW YORK, L.L.C.)
  • WSSK (89.7 FM; SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WXLG (89.9 FM; NORTH CREEK, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)
  • WLJH (90.9 FM; GLENS FALLS, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE INC)
  • WJJR (98.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZRT (97.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEBK (105.3 FM; KILLINGTON, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGLV (91.7 FM; WOODSTOCK, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES INC)
  • WHDQ-FM1 (106.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Glens Falls:

  • WNCE-CA (Channel 8; GLENS FALLS, NY; Owner: NORTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W47CM (Channel 47; GLENS FALLS, NY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W04BD (Channel 4; GLENS FALLS, NY; Owner: WMHT EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • WYPX (Channel 55; AMSTERDAM, NY; Owner: PAXSON ALBANY LICENSE, INC.)
  • WNYA-CA (Channel 39; EASTON, ETC., NY; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Glens Falls fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 23ft / 6.6mTotal length
  • $4,175,000Total costs
  • 19,834Total average daily traffic
  • 690Total average daily truck traffic
  • 20,029Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

64 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Glens Falls)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Glens Falls, NY)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

71 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Glens Falls)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172C (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1609Y , Serial Number: 17249309, Year manufactured: 1962, Airworthiness Date: 04/28/1962, Certificate Issue Date: 04/21/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Dan S Machell, 67 Mcdonald St, Glens Falls, NY 12801
  • Aircraft: AEROSTAR INTERNATIONAL INC RXS-8 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 5023D , Serial Number: RXS83092, Certificate Issue Date: 02/08/2005
    Registrant (Individual): Michael A Deisignore, 22 Mohawk St, Glens Falls, NY 12801
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 07/17/1958
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172P (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 62488 , Serial Number: 17275282, Year manufactured: 1981, Airworthiness Date: 09/02/1981, Certificate Issue Date: 10/24/2013
    Registrant (LLC): Leaf Air LLC, Po Box 142, Glens Falls, NY 12801
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-301 (Category: Land, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8308M , Serial Number: 32-8106020, Year manufactured: 1980, Airworthiness Date: 12/20/1990, Certificate Issue Date: 01/25/1999
    Registrant (Corporation): Gfl Aircraft Leasing Corp, Po Box 598, Glens Falls, NY 12801
  • Aircraft: AEROSTAR INTERNATIONAL INC RX 8 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 3625G , Serial Number: RX8-3037, Certificate Issue Date: 04/13/2009
    Registrant (Individual): Christina Ostrander, 78 Knight St, Glens Falls, NY 12801
    Deregistered: Yes

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED59$134,10275$110,653154$124,09733$48,1823$1,135,00040$110,9500$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$151,5004$98,25030$137,4331$31,0000$03$105,3331$17,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED13$134,3089$92,22297$131,37123$45,6520$015$108,6002$16,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$87,0004$117,50048$131,1675$65,4000$04$83,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$106,0000$010$146,9000$00$03$153,0000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0701.00 , 0702.00, 0703.00, 0704.00, 0705.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED13$146,5385$147,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$136,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$120,0001$150,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0701.00 , 0702.00, 0703.00, 0704.00, 0705.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Glens Falls, NY
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Glens Falls, NY - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 62. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 89 took place in 2003, and the least - 45 in 2011. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Glens Falls, NY When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (62.9%), and Outside Fires (23.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Glens Falls, NY
    • 66562.9%Structure Fires
    • 25023.6%Outside Fires
    • 12311.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 201.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Glens Falls, NY

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Glens Falls, New York:

  • Econo Lodge Glens Falls, 543 Aviation Rd, Glens Falls, New York 12804 , Phone: (518) 793-3700, Fax: (518) 793-3004
  • Landmark Motor Inn, Jct Rts 9 & 197, Glens Falls, New York 12801 , Phone: (518) 793-3441, Fax: (518) 761-6909
  • Queensbury Hotel, 88 Ridge St, Glens Falls, New York 12801 , Phone: (518) 782-1121, Fax: (518) 792-6856
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Glens Falls, New York
Most common first names in Glens Falls, NY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary29578.8 years
John29373.2 years
William20573.7 years
Robert17968.6 years
Helen17678.7 years
George16575.0 years
Margaret16278.5 years
James15371.7 years
Elizabeth13478.2 years
Charles12973.6 years
Most common last names in Glens Falls, NY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith10574.9 years
Baker5575.4 years
Brown5474.6 years
Sullivan4875.8 years
Murphy4379.1 years
Bennett3879.3 years
Wood3880.0 years
Palmer3669.8 years
Collins3576.7 years
Johnson3278.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Glens Falls, NY
  • 89.2%Utility gas
  • 5.6%Electricity
  • 2.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.8%Other fuel
  • 0.7%Wood
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Glens Falls, NY
  • 61.6%Utility gas
  • 29.7%Electricity
  • 3.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.6%Other fuel
  • 1.3%No fuel used


Glens Falls compared to New York state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Glens Falls on our top lists:

  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in institutions for the deaf (population 1,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on current operations of libraries per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of unmarried partner households (population 5,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking a taxi to work (population 5,000+)"
There are 18 pilots and 6 other airmen in this city.
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