Ballston Lake is a somewhat small town located in the state of New York. With a population of 12,230 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 85.52% 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 (13.95%), office and administrative support (12.38%), and sales jobs (9.48%).
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.
Overall, Ballston Lake’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Ballston Lake has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Ballston Lake a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
The citizens of Ballston Lake are among the most well-educated in the nation: 49.74% of adults in Ballston Lake have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Ballston Lake in 2010 was $43,223, which is wealthy relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $172,892 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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Ballston Lake include German, Italian, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Ballston Lake is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.