Fort Edward, NY

Fort Edward profile

Living in Fort Edward

Fort Edward is a very small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 3,108 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Fort Edward is the 464th largest community in New York. Fort Edward has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages.

Unlike some villages, Fort Edward isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Fort Edward are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Fort Edward is a village of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Fort Edward who work in office and administrative support (11.27%), healthcare suport services (8.00%), and healthcare (7.94%).

The overall crime rate in Fort Edward is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.

As is often the case in a small village, Fort Edward doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The education level of Fort Edward citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 17.61% of adults 25 and older in Fort Edward have a college degree.

The per capita income in Fort Edward in 2018 was $25,911, which is lower middle income relative to New York, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $103,644 for a family of four. However, Fort Edward contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Fort Edward home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Fort Edward residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Fort Edward include Irish, French, English, German, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Fort Edward is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.