Ballston Spa, New York

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Population in 2022: 4,979 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -10.4%
 
Males: 2,355  (47.3%)
Females: 2,624  (52.7%)
Median resident age:

40.4 years
New York median age:

40.0 years

Zip codes: 12020.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $75,127 (it was $37,173 in 2000)
Ballston Spa:

$75,127
NY:

$79,557

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $43,780 (it was $20,237 in 2000)

Ballston Spa village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $290,433 (it was $98,800 in 2000)
Ballston Spa:

$290,433
NY:

$400,400

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $272,429; detached houses: $269,783; in 2-unit structures: $214,101

Median gross rent in 2022: $1,039.

March 2022 cost of living index in Ballston Spa: 106.6 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 6.4%
(6.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.4% for Black residents, 48.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 1.1% for other race residents, 24.7% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Ballston Spa, NY (2022)
    • 4,75589.0%White alone
    • 1562.9%Other race alone
    • 1262.4%Two or more races
    • 951.8%Hispanic
    • 480.9%Asian alone
    • 350.7%Black alone

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



According to our research of New York and other state lists, there were 56 registered sex offenders living in Ballston Spa, New York as of April 15, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ballston Spa is 92 to 1.


Crime rates in Ballston Spa by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(37.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(36.8)
1
(18.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(36.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(37.0)
1
(18.4)
2
(36.6)
3
(55.4)
2
(36.6)
2
(37.1)
4
(74.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(39.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
4
(73.4)
6
(110.9)
15
(276.1)
17
(310.8)
5
(92.3)
6
(109.7)
3
(55.7)
2
(37.3)
1
(18.9)
1
(18.8)
1
(19.0)
0
(0.0)
5
(98.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
22
(403.4)
39
(721.0)
31
(570.6)
13
(237.7)
16
(295.3)
21
(383.9)
16
(297.1)
6
(111.8)
3
(56.6)
6
(112.6)
3
(57.1)
9
(172.9)
4
(78.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
103
(1,889)
103
(1,904)
116
(2,135)
71
(1,298)
78
(1,440)
51
(932.4)
64
(1,188)
50
(931.8)
43
(811.0)
22
(412.8)
27
(513.6)
29
(557.3)
21
(412.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
8
(146.7)
2
(37.0)
5
(92.0)
2
(36.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.3)
3
(55.7)
1
(18.6)
2
(37.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.0)
1
(19.2)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(18.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index130.2162.9222.9159.3113.3127.895.191.343.2103.245.135.953.5

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Ballston Spa, NY

Crime rate in Ballston Spa detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 3 (3 officers - 3 male; 0 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.58
New York average:

3.28
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Ancestries: Irish (30.2%), American (8.7%), English (8.5%), Italian (7.7%), German (6.9%), Polish (5.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1807

Elevation: 288 feet

Land area: 1.60 square miles.

Population density: 3,105 people per square mile   (average).

Ballston Spa, New York map

139 residents are foreign born (0.9% Europe, 0.9% Asia, 0.5% Latin America, 0.3% North America).

This village:

2.6%
New York:

22.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $5,549 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $5,120 (1.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Schenectady, NY (14.6 miles , pop. 61,821).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (148.3 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (149.4 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

North Ballston Spa, NY (0.9 miles ),
Milton, NY (1.4 miles ),
Ballston, NY (2.0 miles ),
Malta, NY (2.0 miles ),
Round Lake, NY (2.4 miles ),
Saratoga Springs, NY (2.4 miles ),
Country Knolls, NY (2.6 miles ),
Greenfield, NY (2.8 miles )

Latitude: 43.01 N, Longitude: 73.85 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +609 (+11.4%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 995 (32.0%)

Area code: 518

Distribution of median household income in Ballston Spa, NY in 2022
Distribution of house value in Ballston Spa, NY in 2022
Ballston Spa satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2022: 3 buildings, average cost: $242,700
  • 2020: 2 buildings, average cost: $155,000
  • 2019: 1 building, cost: $160,000
  • 2018: 4 buildings, average cost: $232,500
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $243,800
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $315,000
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $350,000
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $275,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $300,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $300,000
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $300,000
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $250,000
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $287,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $250,000
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $73,800
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $73,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Ballston Spa, NY residents
Average permit cost in Ballston Spa, NY
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

3.3%
New York:

4.4%
Historical population in Ballston Spa, NY
Historical housing units in Ballston Spa, NY

Population change in the 1990s: +333 (+6.4%).
Most common industries in Ballston Spa, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (9.2%)
  • Public administration (9.2%)
  • Construction (9.0%)
  • Educational services (7.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (16.6%)
  • Public administration (7.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.4%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.5%)
  • Health care (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.8%)
  • Educational services (12.6%)
  • Public administration (11.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.9%)
  • Social assistance (4.5%)
Most common occupations in Ballston Spa, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Engineers (4.8%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (2.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (2.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (2.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Engineers (7.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (10.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.5%)
  • Customer service representatives (6.5%)
  • Registered nurses (4.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.1%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.0%)

Average climate in Ballston Spa, New York

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Ballston Spa, New York environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO SO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2023 was 65.2. This is about average.

City:

65.2
U.S.:

72.6
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2019 was 0.199. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.199
U.S.:

0.251
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2021 was 0.213. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.213
U.S.:

1.515
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2023 was 32.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.1
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Ballston Spa-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New York state average. It is 57% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.2 miles away from the Ballston Spa village center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 tornado 7.3 miles away from the village center injured 68 people and caused $71 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ballston Spa-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New York state average. It is 68% 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 69.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 104.4 miles away from Ballston Spa 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) earthquake occurred 102.6 miles away from the city 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 118.4 miles away from Ballston Spa center
On 10/16/2012 at 23:12:25, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 ML, Depth: 10.0 mi) earthquake occurred 165.9 miles away from 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 49.4 miles away from Ballston Spa 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 (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 5, Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ballston Spa topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Ballston Spa:

  • AIM SERVICES, INC (8 SLEEPY COURT)
  • AIM SERVICES, INC (292 STONECHURCH RD)
  • GENTIVA HEALTH SVS BALLSTON SPA (100 SARATOGA VILLAGE BLVD, SUITE 5)
  • SARATOGA COUNTY HRF (BALLSTON AVE)
  • SARATOGA COUNTY MAPLEWOOD MANOR (149 BALLSTON AVENUE)

Amtrak stations near Ballston Spa:

  • 6 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.

College/University in Ballston Spa:

  • John Paolo's Xtreme Beauty Institute-Goldwell Product Artistry (Full-time enrollment: 196; Location: 2144 Saratoga Ave; Private, for-profit; Website: www.xtremebeautyinstitute.com)

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

  • SUNY Empire State College (about 7 miles; Saratoga Springs, NY; Full-time enrollment: 9,473)
  • Skidmore College (about 7 miles; Saratoga Springs, NY; FT enrollment: 2,753)
  • Union College (about 14 miles; Schenectady, NY; FT enrollment: 2,075)
  • Schenectady County Community College (about 15 miles; Schenectady, NY; FT enrollment: 3,676)
  • Siena College (about 21 miles; Loudonville, NY; FT enrollment: 3,153)
  • The Sage Colleges (about 21 miles; Troy, NY; FT enrollment: 2,499)
  • Excelsior College (about 21 miles; Albany, NY; FT enrollment: 4,723)

Public high school in Ballston Spa:

Public elementary/middle schools in Ballston Spa:

Private elementary/middle schools in Ballston Spa:

  • ST MARY S SCHOOL (Students: 212, Location: 40 THOMPSON ST, Grades: PK-5)
  • SPA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 70, Location: 206 GREENFIELD AVE, Grades: PK-6)
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Library in Ballston Spa:

  • BALLSTON SPA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $223,304; Location: 21 MILTON AVENUE; 31,412 books; 4,774 audio materials; 2,290 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 14 state licensed databases; 71 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Ballston Spa: Saratoga County Agricultural Society Fair Grounds (A), Ballston Spa Public Library (B), Union Fire Company Number 2 (C), Saratoga County Office Building (D), Saratoga County Court House (E), National Bottle Museum (F), Saratoga County Maplewood Manor Nursing Home (G), Ballston Town Hall (H), Eagle Matt Lee Fire Department (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Ballston Spa include: Fruitful Vine Christian Church (A), Ballston Spa Presbyterian Church (B), Gospel Tabernacle (C), Christ Episcopal Church (D), First Baptist Church (E), Saint Mary's Roman Catholic Church (F), Ballston Spa United Methodist Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Lake: Footes Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Gordon Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Ballston Spa: William Kelley Memorial Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Brookside Museum (Brookside), Belanger Farms & Racing Stables (Arcades & Amusements; 2197 Rowley Road).

Hotel: Cocca's Motel-Malta (2624 State Route 9).

Courts: Saratoga County - Nolan Thomas Justice Supreme Court- Supreme Court Clerk's Of (30 McMaster Street), Saratoga County - Supreme Court- Chambers & Clerk (30 McMaster Street), Ferradino Stephen A Justice Supreme Court (2911 State Route 9), Milton Town - Justice Court (503 Geyser Road), Saratoga County - Surrogate Court (30 McMaster Street), Saratoga Family Court (35 West High Street), Ballston Spa Village - Village Court (30 Bath Street).

Birthplace of: Abner Doubleday - Union Army general, Fessenden Nott Otis - Physician, Ira Thomas - Baseball player, Todd Waring - Film, Gerry Perry - Football player.

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Ballston Spa and their reported violations in the past:

BALLSTON SPA VILLAGE (Address: 66 FRONT STREET , Population served: 18,909, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JUN-27-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUN-28-2009), St Public Notif requested (OCT-23-2009), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-23-2009), St Public Notif received (MAY-06-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Color. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-28-2009), St Public Notif requested (DEC-21-2009), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-21-2009), St Public Notif received (MAY-06-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Iron. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-28-2009), St Public Notif requested (DEC-21-2009), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-21-2009), St Public Notif received (2 times from MAY-06-2010 to MAY-27-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Iron. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-13-2007), St Public Notif received (MAY-15-2008), St Compliance achieved (FEB-10-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 72 regular monitoring violations
BRIDGEWATER APTS (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (OCT-04-2013), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-22-2013), St Compliance achieved (NOV-22-2013), St Boil Water Order (NOV-22-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
EVERGREEN LAKE, INC. (Address: 423 DEVILS LANE , Population served: 140, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
ROOSEVELT INN & SUITES (Address: 2961 ROUTE 9 , Population served: 110, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-02-2012), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-02-2012), St Public Notif received (NOV-08-2012)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In SEP-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-02-2012), St Public Notif requested (NOV-02-2012)
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
DUFFERS PUB (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (OCT-18-2010), St Public Notif requested (JAN-05-2011), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-05-2011), St Compliance achieved (APR-19-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In OCT-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
SCNS - GREENFIELD COMMUNITY CT (Address: 152 WEST HIGH STREET , Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JUL-10-2006), St Compliance achieved (DEC-08-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-23-2011)
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
CAMERONS TRAILER PARK (Address: 43 CHARLTON ROAD , Population served: 98, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (SEP-20-2005), St Compliance achieved (JAN-13-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Notification, State - In JAN-2008, Contaminant: Residual Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-15-2008), St Boil Water Order (JAN-15-2008), St Compliance achieved (2 times from JAN-15-2008 to SEP-08-2011)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-27-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-27-2006), St Public Notif received (NOV-08-2006), St Compliance achieved (FEB-10-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - In JAN-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-26-2006), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-26-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-06-2007)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - In JAN-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-26-2006), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-26-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-06-2007)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-17-2006), St Public Notif requested (FEB-17-2006), St Public Notif received (NOV-08-2006), St Compliance achieved (FEB-10-2011)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 16 regular monitoring violations
  • One other older monitoring violation
MILL ROCK RESTAURANT & BAR (Address: 233 WEST MILTON ROAD , Population served: 70, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-01-2006), St Compliance achieved (FEB-01-2006)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This village:

2.2 people
New York:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

56.9%
Whole state:

63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

9.3%
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: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Ballston Spa in 2010:

  • 273 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 9 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 8 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 5 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Ballston Spa in 2000:

  • 273 people in nursing homes
  • 9 people in other group homes
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 4 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Ballston Spa (2011 data):

  • TrustCo Bank: Milton Center Plaza Branch at 2 Trieble Ave, branch established on 2000/12/06; Ballston Spa. Office at 235 Church Avenue, branch established on 2002/05/22. 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
  • Ballston Spa National Bank: at 87 Front Street, branch established on 1838/01/01; Corporate Office Branch at 990 State Route 67, branch established on 2011/10/05. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $387.6 mil, Deposits: $308.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Ballston Spa Bancorp, Inc.
  • The Adirondack Trust Company: Ballston Spa Branch at 224 Church Avenue, branch established on 2004/06/09. 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
  • First Niagara Bank, National Association: Ballston Spa Branch at 2031 Doubleday Avenue, Route 50, branch established on 1989/07/01. Info updated 2011/06/09: Bank assets: $32,750.6 mil, Deposits: $19,595.4 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 351 total offices, Holding Company: First Niagara Financial Group, Inc.
  • KeyBank National Association: Malta Branch at 507 Route 67, branch established on 1989/03/20. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp

For population 15 years and over in Ballston Spa:

Marital status in Ballston Spa, NY
  • Never married: 32.3%
  • Now married: 44.9%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 16.0%

For population 25 years and over in Ballston Spa:

  • High school or higher: 93.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 42.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.9
New York average:

13.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Ballston Spa
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for 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
Here:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
Saratoga County:

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:
Saratoga County:

25.2%
New York:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.2%
New York:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Ballston Spa:

49.3%
New York:

50.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

46.6%
New York:

48.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.9
New York:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.5%
New York:

20.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.5%
State:

11.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Ballston Spa:

6.8
New York:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

36.4%
New York:

33.4%

General health condition:
Ballston Spa:

56.3%
New York:

56.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Ballston Spa:

78.3%
New York:

80.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ballston Spa, NY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 9$41,352$55,1361$886
Police Protection - Officers 6$37,315$74,63022$50,751
Police - Other 4$18,491$55,4735$5,207
Financial Administration 3$26,803$107,2129$13,274
Water Supply 2$10,782$64,6920$0
Local Libraries 1$5,555$66,6609$14,513
Other and Unallocable 1$6,135$73,6205$8,392
Other Government Administration 0$0 23$11,028
Judicial and Legal 0$0 6$16,150
Totals for Government 26$146,433$67,58480$120,201

Ballston Spa government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $72,000 ($14.46)
  • Current Operations - Housing and Community Development: $1,207,000 ($242.42)
    General - Other: $1,102,000 ($221.33)
    Police Protection: $821,000 ($164.89)
    Regular Highways: $625,000 ($125.53)
    Water Utilities: $420,000 ($84.35)
    Libraries: $261,000 ($52.42)
    Parks and Recreation: $229,000 ($45.99)
    Central Staff Services: $178,000 ($35.75)
    Local Fire Protection: $127,000 ($25.51)
    Sewerage: $88,000 ($17.67)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $80,000 ($16.07)
    Financial Administration: $74,000 ($14.86)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $34,000 ($6.83)
    Solid Waste Management: $34,000 ($6.83)
    Health - Other: $33,000 ($6.63)
    General Public Buildings: $16,000 ($3.21)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $50,000 ($10.04)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Financial Administration: $38,000 ($7.63)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $70,000 ($14.06)
    Regular Highways: $20,000 ($4.02)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,724,000 ($346.25)

Ballston Spa government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $188,000 ($37.76)
    Other: $60,000 ($12.05)
    Parks and Recreation: $42,000 ($8.44)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($0.20)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $867,000 ($174.13)
    Other: $14,000 ($2.81)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $979,000 ($196.63)
    Other: $393,000 ($78.93)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $63,000 ($12.65)
    General Revenue - Other: $47,000 ($9.44)
    Fines and Forfeits: $24,000 ($4.82)
    Interest Earnings: $14,000 ($2.81)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $694,000 ($139.39)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $87,000 ($17.47)
    General Local Government Support: $51,000 ($10.24)
    Other: $28,000 ($5.62)
  • Tax - Property: $1,281,000 ($257.28)
    Public Utilities Sales: $145,000 ($29.12)
    Other License: $71,000 ($14.26)
    Amusements License: $1,000 ($0.20)

Ballston Spa government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $465,000 ($93.39)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $325,000 ($65.27)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $140,000 ($28.12)

Ballston Spa government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $345,000 ($69.29)
Businesses in Ballston Spa, NY
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1McDonald's1
Ace Hardware1Penske1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Curves1Subway2
Dunkin Donuts4True Value1
FedEx3U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS4

Strongest AM radio stations in 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)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WUAM (900 AM; 0 kW; SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY)
  • WROW (590 AM; 5 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDDY (1460 AM; 5 kW; ALBANY, NY)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • WVKZ (1240 AM; 1 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: ANASTOS MEDIA GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in 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.)
  • WKKF (102.3 FM; BALLSTON SPA, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, 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.)
  • WJAN (95.1 FM; SUNDERLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDCD-FM (96.7 FM; CLIFTON PARK, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WPGL (90.7 FM; PATTERSONVILLE, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WKRD (93.7 FM; SCOTIA, NY; Owner: DOT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNGN (91.9 FM; ARGYLE, NY; Owner: NORTHEAST GOSPEL BROADCASTING INC)
  • WZEC (97.5 FM; HOOSICK FALLS, NY; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • WKBE (100.3 FM; WARRENSBURG, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCQL (95.9 FM; GLENS FALLS, NY; Owner: ENTERTRONICS, INC.)
  • WBKK (97.7 FM; AMSTERDAM, NY; Owner: GEM ASSOCIATES, L. P.)
  • 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.)
  • 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 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)
  • 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.)
  • WNYA-CA (Channel 39; EASTON, ETC., NY; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • WXXA-TV (Channel 23; ALBANY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
Ballston Spa fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
See more detailed statistics of Ballston Spa fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 43ft / 12.8mTotal length
  • $12,368,000Total costs
  • 30,917Total average daily traffic
  • 2,011Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

38 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Ballston Spa)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Ballston Spa, NY)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • STATION, County Complex 40 Mc Master St (Lat: 42.999500 Lon: -73.850111), Structure height: 19.5 m, Overall height: 31.7 m, Call Sign: WNEW679,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2133.20 MHz, Grant Date: 10/01/1998, Expiration Date: 12/30/2008, Cancellation Date: 03/07/2009, Phone: (518) 885-2232

  • BALLSTON SPA, 887 Rt 67 (Lat: 42.971500 Lon: -73.845222), Type: Mast, Structure height: 89.3 m, Overall height: 91.1 m, Call Sign: WPJC224,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6760.62 MHz, Grant Date: 04/04/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 03/31/2014, Certifier: Carol L Tacker, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:

  • MILTON, County Farm Road (Lat: 43.019361 Lon: -73.873917), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 57.3 m, Call Sign: WQIX739,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz, 6375.14 MHz, 6805.00 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6845.00 MHz, Grant Date: 03/16/2018, Expiration Date: 06/12/2028, Certifier: Paul Lent, Registrant: Saratoga County Office Of Emergency Services, 25 West High Street, Ballston Spa, NY 12020, Phone: (518) 885-2232, Fax: (518) 884-4707, Email:

  • CO COMPLEX, County Complex 40 Mc Master St (Lat: 42.999528 Lon: -73.850111), Type: Bant, Structure height: 19.5 m, Overall height: 31.7 m, Call Sign: WQKU968,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6725.00 MHz, Grant Date: 07/23/2019, Expiration Date: 09/22/2029, Certifier: Paul Lent, Registrant: Saratoga County Office Of Emergency Services, 25 West High Street, Ballston Spa, NY 12020, Phone: (518) 885-2232, Fax: (518) 884-4704, Email:

  • STATION, Nysp Station Saratoga-Malta 2455 State Hwy 9 (Lat: 42.968667 Lon: -73.791917), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 42.7 m, Call Sign: WIR20,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6315.84 MHz, 6635.00 MHz, 6623.75 MHz, Grant Date: 02/04/2020, Expiration Date: 04/19/2030, Registrant: Acd Telecom, 103 Commerce Street, Suite 180, Lake Mary, FL 32746, Phone: (407) 333-2300, Email:


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

126 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ballston Spa)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Ballston Spa)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

49 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
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 ORIGINATED37$170,31028$155,81898$164,43611$50,7550$06$141,3823$29,187
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$115,8054$154,40517$191,4571$9,4100$00$03$42,053
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$151,4478$161,35039$164,28015$28,3081$273,0403$129,9272$37,190
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$163,1154$154,87824$163,4290$00$01$47,0800$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$06$77,6730$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0618.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$181,5535$181,898
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$212,7802$185,005
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$187,3600$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$216,540
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0618.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Ballston Spa, NY
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Ballston Spa, 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 fire incidents per year is 8. The highest number of fire incidents - 15 took place in 2004, and the least - 3 in 2010. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Ballston Spa, NY When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (58.6%), and Outside Fires (19.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Ballston Spa, NY
    • 7558.6%Structure Fires
    • 2519.5%Outside Fires
    • 1511.7%Other
    • 1310.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ballston Spa, NY
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ballston Spa, NY
  • 93.4%Utility gas
  • 2.3%Electricity
  • 2.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Other fuel
  • 1.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ballston Spa, NY
  • 47.5%Electricity
  • 45.7%Utility gas
  • 4.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.5%Other fuel


Ballston Spa compared to New York state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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 above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
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