Fort Edward Washington County, New York

Fort Edward: Town of New York, United States

About

Fort Edward is a town located in the county of Washington in the U.S. state of New York. Its population at the 2010 census was 3,375 and a population density of 123 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 3,237 inhabitants.

The town was created 204 years ago in 1817.

Fort Edward Quick Facts

Population : 3,237 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New York (United States)
County : Washington County
Postal code : 12828
Phone Area Codes : 518
Area : 27.41 km2
Altitude : 138 feet / 42 meters
Capital city : Fort Edward is capital of Washington County
Establishment : January 01, 1818 (204 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 21:19:41 (23rd May 2022)
Density : 118 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -4.26% (2010-2020)
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Location of Fort Edward on New York map.
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Houses in Fort Edward New York
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Geography

Fort Edward is located at 43°16'1"N 73°35'4"W (43.2670200, -73.5845600).

Fort Edward map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Fort Edward decreased by 4.26% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 3,375 - census
2011 3,371 -0.12% estimation process
2012 3,365 -0.18% estimation process
2013 3,350 -0.45% estimation process
2014 3,336 -0.42% estimation process
2015 3,326 -0.3% estimation process
2016 3,304 -0.67% estimation process
2017 3,292 -0.36% estimation process
2018 3,279 -0.4% estimation process
2019 3,267 -0.37% estimation process
2020 3,237 -0.93% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 12,809
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 13,365
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -4.2%
April 1, 2020 Population : 14,043
April 1, 2010 Population : 13,353
People under 5 years old, percentage : 8.6%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 29.0%
People over 65 (%) : 13.1%
Female persons, % : 50.7%
White only, percent : 60.7%
Black or African American alone, percent : 8.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 1.7%
Asians alone % : 3.7%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.1%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.8%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 48.1%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 37.0%
2015-2019 Veterans : 452
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 35.2%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 59.9%

Fort Edward zip code is 12828. County name: Washington, County fips: 36115

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 59.9%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $116,200
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,097
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $512
2015-2019 median gross rent : $815
2015-2019 Households : 4,721
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.70
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 91.6%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 57.0%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 87.4%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 75.6%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 73.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 10.6%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 6.7%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 17.3%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 72.9%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 64.3%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 23,386
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 29,626
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 169,964
2012 total retail sales per capita : $12,684
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 14.4
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $54,806
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $23,047
Percentage of people living in poverty : 17.3%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 854
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 444
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 267
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 202
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 585
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 64
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 720
2010 population per square mile : 2,340.2
2010 land area in square miles : 5.71
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 2,715
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 78.5%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $94,700
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $989
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $449
2015-2019 median gross rent : $713
Permits for construction, 2020 : 7
2015-2019 Households : 2,352
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.40
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 88.6%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 11.1%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 85.8%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 73.5%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 87.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 21.2%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 6.4%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 10.6%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 67.1%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 62.4%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 1,089
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 4,558
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 11,679
2012 total retail sales per capita : $1,973
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 21.6
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $56,905
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $27,634
Percentage of people living in poverty : 8.7%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 110
2019 total employment : 1,082
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 43,028
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : -7.0%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 499
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 677
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 348
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 209
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 658
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 74
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 545
2010 population per square mile : 12.6
2010 land area in square miles : 476.23

People born in Fort Edward (6)

People born in Fort Edward, including poet William Bronk, politician Frederick A. Johnson, Major League Baseball player Frank Mountain, .

List

  • Lawrence E. Corbett Jr. (American politician) he was born in 11/05/1921
  • Delia Whitney Norton (American poet, author and Christian Scientist) she was born in 01/01/1840
  • Leslie Malcolm MacNaughton (American World War I casualty) he was born in 02/10/1894

Schools in Fort Edward

College & universities near Fort Edward, NY

Code Name City ZIP
418029 Washington Saratoga Warren Hamilton Essex BOCES-Practical Nursing Program Hudson Falls (NY) 12839
188438 Adirondack Community College Queensbury (NY) 12804
195526 Skidmore College Saratoga Springs (NY) 12866
196264 SUNY Empire State College Saratoga Springs (NY) 12866-4391
455239 John Paolo's Xtreme Beauty Institute-Goldwell Product Artistry Ballston Spa (NY) 12020

Stations (24)

Amtrak & bus stations near Fort Edward, NY

Code Name Address Type
FED Fort Edward station 70 East St. RAIL
SRK Saratoga Springs, NY 267 Union Avenue BUS
SAR Saratoga Springs station 26 Station Lane RAIL
WHL Whitehall station Main St. and Saunders St. RAIL
FHV Fair Haven, Vermont Depot and Water Sts. RAIL

Post offices near Fort Edward

Post Office Name City ZIP
Fort Edward Post Office Fort Edward (NY) 12828

Other cities in Washington County

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

City Name Population Title
Kingsbury 12,210 Town of the United States
Hudson Falls 6,988 City in Washington County, New York, United States of America
Porter 6,503 Town in Niagara County, New York, United States
Granville 6,366 Human settlement in Washington County, New York, United States of America
Fort Ann 5,965 Town in Washington County, New York, United States
Argyle 3,637 Village in New York, United States
White Creek 3,255 Human settlement in Washington County, New York, United States of America
Salem 2,607 City in Washington Township, Washington County, Indiana, United States
Whitehall 2,517 Village in the town of Whitehall, Washington County, New York
Easton 2,209 Human settlement in Washington County, New York, United States of America
Hartford 2,172 Town centrally located in Washington County, New York, United States
Cambridge 1,916 Town in New York, United States
Greenwich 1,698 Human settlement in Washington County, New York, United States of America
Wright 1,474 Town in Schoharie County, New York
Hampton 897 Town in New York
Putnam 571 Human settlement in Washington County, New York, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Fort Edward distances to largest New York cities