Ballston Lake is a somewhat small town located in the state of New York. With a population of 12,439 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Ballston Lake is the 159th largest community in New York.
Ballston Lake is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 87.49% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Ballston Lake is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ballston Lake who work in management occupations (14.23%), office and administrative support (11.48%), and sales jobs (10.73%).
Also of interest is that Ballston Lake has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Ballston Lake is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Ballston Lake’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
If knowledge is power, Ballston Lake is a pretty powerful place. 55.30% of the adults in Ballston Lake have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Ballston Lake in 2018 was $48,707, which is wealthy relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $194,828 for a family of four.
The people who call Ballston Lake home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ballston Lake residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Ballston Lake include Irish, Italian, German, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Ballston Lake is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.