Valatie, NY Demographics


Population (year 2000): 1,712. Estimated population in July 2005: 1,910 (+11.6% change)
Males: 764 (44.6%), Females: 948 (55.4%)

Columbia County

Zip code: 12184

Median resident age: 41.0 years
Median household income: $44,375 (year 2000)
Median house value: $107,800 (year 2000)

Races in Valatie:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.5%)
  • Hispanic (3.3%)
  • Black (0.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: Irish (23.8%), German (22.0%), Italian (15.3%), English (11.0%), Dutch (9.4%), Polish (7.2%).

Land area: 1.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Valatie

  • High school or higher: 73.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 19.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Valatie village

  • Never married: 22.9%
  • Now married: 54.7%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 10.1%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

2.6% Foreign born (1.1% Europe, 0.7% Asia, 0.5% Latin America, 0.3% North America).

Population change in the 1990s: +287 (+20.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Valatie:

  • ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER (about 19 miles; ALBANY, NY)
  • ALBANY MEDICAL CENTER (about 19 miles; ALBANY, NY)
  • CAPITAL DISTRICT PSYCH CENTER (about 19 miles; ALBANY, NY)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Valatie:

  • ALBANY INTL (about 24 miles; ALBANY, NY; ID: ALB)
  • DUTCHESS COUNTY (about 57 miles; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; ID: POU)
  • FLOYD BENNETT MEMORIAL (about 64 miles; GLENS FALLS, NY; ID: GFL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Valatie:

  • KLINE KILL (about 6 miles; GHENT, NY; ID: NY1)
  • COLUMBIA COUNTY (about 10 miles; HUDSON, NY; ID: 1B1)
  • SOUTH ALBANY (about 15 miles; SOUTH BETHLEHEM, NY; ID: 4B0)
Amtrak stations near Valatie:

  • 14 miles: HUDSON (69 S. FRONT ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 17 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 Valatie:

  • EXCELSIOR COLLEGE (about 21 miles; ALBANY, NY; Full-time enrollment: 7,096)
  • THE COLLEGE OF SAINT ROSE (about 21 miles; ALBANY, NY; FT enrollment: 3,116)
  • SIENA COLLEGE (about 22 miles; LOUDONVILLE, NY; FT enrollment: 3,001)
  • RENSSELAER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE (about 22 miles; TROY, NY; FT enrollment: 7,150)
  • HUDSON VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 22 miles; TROY, NY; FT enrollment: 6,337)
  • SUNY AT ALBANY (about 23 miles; ALBANY, NY; FT enrollment: 14,168)
  • UNION COLLEGE (about 33 miles; SCHENECTADY, NY; FT enrollment: 2,315)

Schools

Public high school in Valatie:

  • ICHABOD CRANE SHS (Students: 716; Location: 2910 RT 9; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Valatie:

  • ICHABOD CRANE MS (Students: 615; Location: 2910 RT 9; Grades: 04 – 08)
  • ICHABOD CRANE PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 478; Location: STATE FARM RD; Grades: KG – 02)
  • MARTIN H. GLYNN ES (Students: 277; Location: 3211 CHURCH ST; Grades: 03 – 05)

Libraries

Library in Valatie:

  • VALATIE FREE LIBRARY (Operating income: $40,867; Location: 3203 CHURCH STREET; 6,768 books; 134 audio materials; 148 video materials; 10 serial subscriptions)