Clifton Park, NY Demographics


Population (year 2000): 32,995. Estimated population in July 2005: 36,568 (+10.8% change)
Males: 16,325 (49.5%), Females: 16,670 (50.5%)

Saratoga County

Zip code: 12065

Median resident age: 38.7 years
Median household income: $68,999 (year 2000)
Median house value: $143,300 (year 2000)

Races in Clifton Park:

  • White Non-Hispanic (93.9%)
  • Hispanic (1.4%)
  • Black (1.2%)
  • Asian Indian (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Chinese (0.8%)

Ancestries: Irish (27.9%), Italian (19.5%), German (18.9%), English (13.8%), Polish (8.8%), French (7.7%).

Elevation: 340 feet

Population

For population 25 years and over in Clifton Park

  • High school or higher: 95.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 52.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 22.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Clifton Park town

  • Never married: 21.5%
  • Now married: 66.0%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 6.3%

5.8% Foreign born (2.5% Asia, 2.3% Europe).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Clifton Park:

  • EDDY COHOES REHABILITATION CENTER (about 8 miles; COHOES, NY)
  • ELLIS HOSPITAL (about 11 miles; SCHENECTADY, NY)
  • SUNNYVIEW HOSP REHAB CTR (about 11 miles; SCHENECTADY, NY)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Clifton Park:

  • ALBANY INTL (about 10 miles; ALBANY, NY; ID: ALB)
  • FLOYD BENNETT MEMORIAL (about 35 miles; GLENS FALLS, NY; ID: GFL)
  • RUTLAND STATE (about 74 miles; RUTLAND, VT; ID: RUT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Clifton Park:

  • ROUND LAKE (about 4 miles; ROUND LAKE, NY; ID: W57)
  • BURRELLO-MECHANICVILLE (about 8 miles; MECHANICVILLE, NY; ID: K27)
  • WELLS (about 10 miles; SCHENECTADY, NY; ID: 94D)
Amtrak stations near Clifton Park:

  • 13 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.
  • 16 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.
  • 16 miles: ALBANY-RENSSELAER (RENSSELAER, 555 EAST ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Clifton Park:

  • UNION COLLEGE (about 11 miles; SCHENECTADY, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,315)
  • SIENA COLLEGE (about 12 miles; LOUDONVILLE, NY; FT enrollment: 3,001)
  • RENSSELAER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE (about 12 miles; TROY, NY; FT enrollment: 7,150)
  • HUDSON VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 12 miles; TROY, NY; FT enrollment: 6,337)
  • SCHENECTADY COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 13 miles; SCHENECTADY, NY; FT enrollment: 2,316)
  • SUNY AT ALBANY (about 13 miles; ALBANY, NY; FT enrollment: 14,168)
  • EXCELSIOR COLLEGE (about 14 miles; ALBANY, NY; FT enrollment: 7,096)

Schools

Public high school in Clifton Park:

  • SHENENDEHOWA HS (Students: 2,779; Location: 970 RT 146; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Clifton Park:

  • ARONGEN ES (Students: 753; Location: 489 CLFTN PK CTR RD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • ACADIA MS (Students: 748; Location: 970 RT 146; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • KODA MS (Students: 727; Location: 970 RT 146; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • TESAGO ES (Students: 724; Location: 970 RT 146; Grades: KG – 05)
  • GOWANA MS (Students: 708; Location: 970 RT 146; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • SKANO ES (Students: 653; Location: 970 RT 146; Grades: KG – 05)
  • OKTE ES (Students: 600; Location: 1581 CRESCENT RD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • KARIGON ES (Students: 550; Location: 970 RT 146; Grades: KG – 05)
  • ORENDA ES (Students: 530; Location: 970 RT 146; Grades: KG – 05)

Libraries

Library in Clifton Park:

  • SHENENDEHOWA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,557,904; Location: 47 CLIFTON COUNTRY ROAD; 118,410 books; 3,850 audio materials; 4,005 video materials; 225 serial subscriptions)