North Ballston Spa, New York

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Population in 2010: 1,338.
Population change since 2000: +8.2%
Males: 673  (50.3%)
Females: 665  (49.7%)
Median resident age:

41.2 years
New York median age:

38.7 years

Zip codes: 12020.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $71,900 (it was $45,450 in 2000)
North Ballston Spa:

$71,900
NY:

$64,894

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $36,244 (it was $20,583 in 2000)

North Ballston Spa CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $194,162 (it was $97,700 in 2000)
North Ballston Spa:

$194,162
NY:

$314,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $198,312; detached houses: $212,568; mobile homes: $71,676

Median gross rent in 2017: $955.

March 2019 cost of living index in North Ballston Spa: 106.9 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 6.8%
(3.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 93.7% for Black residents, 30.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
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  • Races in North Ballston Spa, NY (2010)
    • 1,26394.4%White alone
    • 503.7%Hispanic
    • 141.0%Two or more races
    • 60.4%Black alone
    • 40.3%Asian alone
    • 10.07%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in North Ballston Spa detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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Ancestries: Italian (30.5%), Irish (19.1%), German (15.1%), Eastern European (8.8%), American (8.6%), English (4.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 0.83 square miles.

Population density: 1,616 people per square mile   (low).

North Ballston Spa, New York map

28 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.9%
New York:

22.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,081 (1.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Schenectady, NY (15.4 miles , pop. 61,821).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (148.7 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (150.3 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Ballston Spa, NY (0.9 miles ),
Milton, NY (1.1 miles ),
Ballston, NY (2.2 miles ),
Malta, NY (2.2 miles ),
Saratoga Springs, NY (2.3 miles ),
Round Lake, NY (2.5 miles ),
Greenfield, NY (2.7 miles ),
Country Knolls, NY (2.8 miles )

Latitude: 43.02 N, Longitude: 73.85 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 518

Distribution of median household income in North Ballston Spa, NY in 2017
Distribution of house value in North Ballston Spa, NY in 2017
North Ballston Spa satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.5%
New York:

4.1%
Most common industries in North Ballston Spa, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (10.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.2%)
  • Educational services (9.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.8%)
  • Health care (6.8%)
  • Public administration (5.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (19.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.2%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (7.3%)
  • Machinery (5.9%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Professional & commercial equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers (5.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (18.9%)
  • Health care (11.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (11.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.2%)
  • Social assistance (8.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (7.1%)
  • Public administration (6.5%)
Most common occupations in North Ballston Spa, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.1%)
  • Media and communications workers (3.8%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.6%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (3.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.3%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.4%)
  • Media and communications workers (7.0%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (6.7%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.4%)
  • Other financial specialists (5.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (14.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.1%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (6.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.2%)
  • Registered nurses (5.9%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.3%)

Average climate in North Ballston Spa, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

North Ballston Spa, New York average temperatures North Ballston Spa, New York average precipitation North Ballston Spa, New York humidity North Ballston Spa, New York wind speed North Ballston Spa, New York snowfall North Ballston Spa, New York sunshine North Ballston Spa, New York clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO SO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 48.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

48.9
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.215. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.215
U.S.:

0.267
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.0698. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0698
U.S.:

1.7894
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.8
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

North Ballston Spa-area historical tornado activity is near New York state average. It is 58% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.0 miles away from the North Ballston Spa place center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 tornado 8.1 miles away from the place center injured 68 people and caused $71 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

North Ballston Spa-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 69.1 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 101.8 miles away from North Ballston Spa 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 118.3 miles away from North Ballston Spa 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 49.7 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 67.4 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 102.1 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 Saratoga County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Blizzard: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
North Ballston Spa topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near North Ballston Spa:

  • SARATOGA COUNTY MAPLEWOOD MANOR (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; BALLSTON SPA, NY)
  • AIM SERVICES, INC (Hospital, about 3 miles away; SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY)
  • AIM SERVICES, INC (Hospital, about 3 miles away; SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY)
  • AIM SERVICES, INC (Hospital, about 3 miles away; BALLSTON SPA, NY)
  • FOUR WINDS (Hospital, about 5 miles away; SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY)
  • GENTIVA HEALTH SVS BALLSTON SPA (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; BALLSTON SPA, NY)
  • AIM SERVICES, INC (Hospital, about 5 miles away; SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY)

Amtrak stations near North Ballston Spa:

  • 5 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.
  • 15 miles: SCHENECTADY (332 ERIE BLVD.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 19 miles: AMSTERDAM (RAILROAD & W. MAIN STS.) . Services: 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to North Ballston Spa:

  • SUNY Empire State College (about 6 miles; Saratoga Springs, NY; Full-time enrollment: 9,473)
  • Skidmore College (about 7 miles; Saratoga Springs, NY; FT enrollment: 2,753)
  • Union College (about 15 miles; Schenectady, NY; FT enrollment: 2,075)
  • Schenectady County Community College (about 15 miles; Schenectady, NY; FT enrollment: 3,676)
  • Siena College (about 22 miles; Loudonville, NY; FT enrollment: 3,153)
  • The Sage Colleges (about 22 miles; Troy, NY; FT enrollment: 2,499)
  • Excelsior College (about 22 miles; Albany, NY; FT enrollment: 4,723)

Points of interest:

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Cemetery: Factory Village Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Cooks Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Saratoga County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.5 people
New York:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

69.7%
Whole state:

63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

9.1%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
6 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
6 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

For population 15 years and over in North Ballston Spa:

Marital status in North Ballston Spa, NY
  • Never married: 27.4%
  • Now married: 45.8%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 20.8%

For population 25 years and over in North Ballston Spa:

  • High school or higher: 84.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.1
New York average:

13.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for North Ballston Spa, NY (based on Saratoga County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic52,50716
Mainline Protestant17,51257
Evangelical Protestant12,97656
Other2,82814
Orthodox2102
Black Protestant241
None133,550-
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
Saratoga County:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Saratoga County:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
This county:

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 86
Saratoga County:

3.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 195
Here:

9.04 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

7.5%
State:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

25.2%
New York:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.2%
New York:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
North Ballston Spa:

48.3%
New York:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

49.4%
New York:

47.0%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.9
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

23.5%
New York:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

13.8%
New York:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
New York:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.1%
New York:

33.3%

General health condition:
This city:

55.7%
New York:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
North Ballston Spa:

84.0%
New York:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of North Ballston Spa, NY Residents

7.24% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($118,517 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.24%
New York average:

4.90%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($354 average AGI)
Saratoga County:

0.04%
New York average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Albany County, NY  1.13% ($60,478 average AGI)
from Schenectady County, NY  0.71% ($69,092)
from Rensselaer County, NY  0.64% ($56,032)


7.10% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($66,242 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.10%
New York average:

5.85%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,031 average AGI)
Saratoga County:

0.09%
New York average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Albany County, NY  0.96% ($61,303 average AGI)
to Schenectady County, NY  0.58% ($57,135)
to Warren County, NY  0.54% ($49,608)

Strongest AM radio stations in North Ballston Spa:

  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WABY (1160 AM; 5 kW; MECHANICVILLE, NY; Owner: ANASTOS MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WOFX (980 AM; 5 kW; TROY, NY)
  • WUAM (900 AM; 0 kW; SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WROW (590 AM; 5 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDDY (1460 AM; 5 kW; ALBANY, NY)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WTMM (1300 AM; 5 kW; RENSSELAER, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF MANSFIELD, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in North Ballston Spa:

  • WQAR (101.3 FM; STILLWATER, NY; Owner: ANASTOS MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WABT (104.5 FM; MECHANICVILLE, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF MANSFIELD, INC.)
  • WFFG-FM (107.1 FM; CORINTH, NY; Owner: VOX NEW YORK, L.L.C.)
  • WEQX (102.7 FM; MANCHESTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSHIRE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKKF (102.3 FM; BALLSTON SPA, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJAN (95.1 FM; SUNDERLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKRD (93.7 FM; SCOTIA, NY; Owner: DOT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPGL (90.7 FM; PATTERSONVILLE, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WNGN (91.9 FM; ARGYLE, NY; Owner: NORTHEAST GOSPEL BROADCASTING INC)
  • WDCD-FM (96.7 FM; CLIFTON PARK, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WBAR-FM (94.7 FM; LAKE LUZERNE, NY; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WNYQ (105.7 FM; QUEENSBURY, NY; Owner: VOX NEW YORK, L.L.C.)
  • WBKK (97.7 FM; AMSTERDAM, NY; Owner: GEM ASSOCIATES, L. P.)
  • WZEC (97.5 FM; HOOSICK FALLS, NY; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • WSSK (89.7 FM; SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WAJZ (96.3 FM; VOORHEESVILLE, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around North Ballston Spa:

  • WYPX (Channel 55; AMSTERDAM, NY; Owner: PAXSON ALBANY LICENSE, INC.)
  • WRGB (Channel 6; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF NEW YORK, INC)
  • WNYT (Channel 13; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WNYT-TV, LLC)
  • WNYA-CA (Channel 39; EASTON, ETC., NY; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • WTEN (Channel 10; ALBANY, NY; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF ALBANY, INC.)
  • WMHT (Channel 17; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: WMHT EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • WEWB-TV (Channel 45; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: WEWB, L.L.C.)
  • WXXA-TV (Channel 23; ALBANY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 52ft / 16.3mTotal length
  • $9,981,000Total costs
  • 25,744Total average daily traffic
  • 1,155Total average daily truck traffic
  • 25,998Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in North Ballston Spa, NY
  • 65.3%Utility gas
  • 22.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 8.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.4%Electricity
  • 2.0%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in North Ballston Spa, NY
  • 69.7%Utility gas
  • 30.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


North Ballston Spa 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.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
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