Watervliet, New York

Watervliet: City in New York, USA


Watervliet is a city located in the county of Albany in the U.S. state of New York. Its population at the 2010 census was 10,254 and a population density of 6,928 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 9,807 inhabitants.

The city was created 127 years ago in 1895.

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Location of Watervliet on New York map.

Quick Facts about Watervliet

Population : 9,807 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New York (United States)
County : Albany County
Postal code : 12189
Phone Area Codes : 518
Area : 1.48 km2
Altitude : 30 feet / 9 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1896 (127 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 10:20:05 (24th September 2023)
Density : 6,626 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -4.56% (2010-2020)
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Watervliet is located at 42°43'48"N 73°42'4"W (42.7300800, -73.7012300).

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According to census records, the population of Watervliet decreased by 4.56% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 10,254 - census
2011 10,236 -0.18% estimation process
2012 10,246 0.1% estimation process
2013 10,241 -0.05% estimation process
2014 10,220 -0.21% estimation process
2015 10,179 -0.4% estimation process
2016 10,114 -0.64% estimation process
2017 10,061 -0.53% estimation process
2018 9,978 -0.83% estimation process
2019 9,900 -0.79% estimation process
2020 9,807 -0.95% estimation process

Watervliet zip code is 12189. County name: Albany, County fips: 36001

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People born in Watervliet (12)

People born in Watervliet, including Surrealist artist and poet Kay Sage, football player Butch Byrd, politician Charles Stanford, .


Schools in Watervliet

College & universities near Watervliet, NY

Code Name City ZIP
195128 Russell Sage College Troy (NY) 12180

Stations (21)

Amtrak & bus stations near Watervliet, NY

Code Name Address Type
ALB Albany–Rensselaer 525 East St. RAIL
SDY Schenectady 332 Erie Blvd. RAIL
SRK Saratoga Springs, NY 267 Union Avenue BUS
SAR Saratoga Springs station 26 Station Lane RAIL
PIT Joseph Scelsi Intermodal Transportation Center 1 Columbus Avenue RAIL

Post offices near Watervliet

Post Office Name City ZIP
Watervl Post Office Watervliet (NY) 12189

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in Albany County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Albany County , NY. (more)

City Name Population Title
Albany 95,429 The capital of New York State.
Guilderland 34,083 Town in Albany County, New York, United States
West Albany 22,000 A hamlet in the town of Albany in Albany County, New York.
Cohoes 16,583 City in New York, USA
Tarrytown 11,285 Village in town of Greenburgh, Westchester County, New York, United States
New Scotland 8,588 Town in New York
Delmar 8,195 Town in Sussex County, Delaware, United States
Colonie 7,564 Town in Albany County, New York, United States
Westmere 7,284 Human settlement in New York, United States of America
Coeymans 7,227 Town in New York, USA
Menands 3,832 Village in Albany County, New York, United States
Westerlo 3,257 Town in New York state, United States
Ravena 3,154 City in Albany County, New York, United States of America
Green Island 2,879 Coterminous town-village in New York, United States of America
Voorheesville 2,750 City in Albany County, New York, United States of America
Berne 2,748 Town in Albany County, New York, US

Distance to Other Cities

Watervliet distances to largest New York cities