Ballston Spa, Saratoga County, New York

Ballston Spa: City in Saratoga County, New York, United States of America

About

Ballston Spa is a city located in the county of Saratoga in the U.S. state of New York. Its population at the 2010 census was 5,409 and a population density of 1,297 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 5,189 inhabitants.

The city was created 252 years ago in 1770.

Quick Facts about Ballston Spa

Population : 5,189 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New York (United States)
County : Saratoga County
Postal code : 12020
Area : 4.17 km2
Altitude : 315 feet / 96 meters
Capital city : Ballston Spa is capital of Saratoga County
Establishment : January 01, 1771 (252 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−05:00
Local time : 07:47:33 (28th January 2023)
Density : 1,245 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -4.24% (2010-2020)
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Geography

Ballston Spa is located at 43°0'3"N 73°50'56"W (43.0009100, -73.8490100).

Ballston Spa map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Ballston Spa decreased by 4.24% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 5,409 - census
2011 5,438 0.53% estimation process
2012 5,435 -0.06% estimation process
2013 5,427 -0.15% estimation process
2014 5,400 -0.5% estimation process
2015 5,404 0.07% estimation process
2016 5,351 -0.99% estimation process
2017 5,305 -0.87% estimation process
2018 5,272 -0.63% estimation process
2019 5,226 -0.88% estimation process
2020 5,189 -0.71% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 25,388
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 25,531
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -0.6%
April 1, 2020 Population : 24,962
April 1, 2010 Population : 25,529
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.2%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 22.5%
People over 65 (%) : 18.2%
Female persons, % : 54.1%
White only, percent : 89.9%
Black or African American alone, percent : 6.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.6%
Asians alone % : 0.5%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.1%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.0%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 3.3%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 87.2%
2015-2019 Veterans : 1,714
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 1.7%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 10,931

Ballston Spa zip code is 12020. County name: Saratoga, County fips: 36091

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Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 10,931
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 68.5%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $97,900
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $931
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $399
2015-2019 median gross rent : $649
Permits for construction, 2020 : 15
2015-2019 Households : 9,286
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.56
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 85.1%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 4.3%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 82.8%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 73.8%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 86.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 14.7%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 11.9%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 14.1%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 56.1%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 47.0%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 17,197
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 99,399
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 1,124,067
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 253,719
2012 total retail sales per capita : $9,903
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 22.5
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $44,261
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $23,024
Percentage of people living in poverty : 16.3%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 508
2019 total employment : 6,806
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 258,418
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 2.4%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 1,409
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 2,007
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 984
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 577
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 89
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,819
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 136
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,768
2010 population per square mile : 36.9
2010 land area in square miles : 692.24

People born in Ballston Spa (15)

People born in Ballston Spa, including Union Army general Abner Doubleday, ice hockey player John Christian Ruid, dermatologist George Henry Fox, .

List

  • Charles Babcock (American architect) he was born in 01/01/1829
  • Fessenden Nott Otis (American urologist) he was born in 06/03/1825
  • Gerry Perry (American football player) he was born in 17/07/1930
  • Ira Thomas (American baseball player) he was born in 22/01/1881
  • Levi Hubbell (American politician) he was born in 01/01/1808
  • Scott Cherry (American basketball player-coach) he was born in 18/02/1971
  • Todd Waring (American actor) he was born in 28/04/1955
  • James M. Cook (American politician) he was born in 19/11/1807
  • William W. Morris (American Civil War officer) he was born in 31/08/1801
  • Roy Kenneth Hack (American classical philologist) he was born in 03/07/1884
  • Benjamin Sherman (American athletics competitor) he was born in 05/04/1881
  • Amelia Josephine Cook (American litterateur)

Schools in Ballston Spa

College & universities near Ballston Spa, NY

Code Name City ZIP
455239 John Paolo's Xtreme Beauty Institute-Goldwell Product Artistry Ballston Spa (NY) 12020

Stations (19)

Amtrak & bus stations near Ballston Spa, NY

Code Name Address Type
SRK Saratoga Springs, NY 267 Union Avenue BUS
SAR Saratoga Springs station 26 Station Lane RAIL
SDY Schenectady 332 Erie Blvd. RAIL
AMS Amsterdam station Railroad St. & West Main Ave. RAIL
FED Fort Edward station 70 East St. RAIL

Post offices near Ballston Spa

Post Office Name City ZIP
Ballston Spa Post Office Ballston Spa (NY) 12020

Other cities in Saratoga County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Saratoga County , NY. (more)

City Name Population Title
Clifton Park 36,240 Town in Saratoga County, New York state, USA
Saratoga Springs 28,287 City in Saratoga County, New York, United States
Gates 28,259 Town in New York, United States
Halfmoon 24,769 City in Saratoga County, New York, United States of America
Milton 19,262 Census designated place in New York
Wilton 16,954 Town in New York
Malta 15,476 Town in Saratoga County, New York, United States
Waterford 8,421 Town in Saratoga County, New York, United States
Greenfield 7,689 Town in Saratoga County, New York, United States
Corinth 6,379 Town of the United States
Northumberland 5,059 Town in the US state of New York
Mechanicville 5,007 City in New York, USA
Charlton 4,175 Town in New York
South Glens Falls 3,617 City in Saratoga County, New York, United States of America
Country Knolls 2,224 Census-designated place in Saratoga County, New York
Hadley 1,997 Town in New York

Distance to Other Cities

Ballston Spa distances to largest New York cities