Fort Edward, New York Population 2024

5,962

Fort Edward is a city located in New York. Fort Edward has a 2024 population of 5,962. Fort Edward is currently declining at a rate of -0.27% annually and its population has decreased by -0.25% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,977 in 2020.

The average household income in Fort Edward is $74,501 with a poverty rate of 10.08%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Fort Edward is 47.5 years, 47.1 years for males, and 48.1 years for females.

Fort Edward Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Fort Edward was:

  • White: 97.19%
  • Black or African American: 1.1%
  • Two or more races: 0.96%
  • Asian: 0.43%
  • Native American: 0.2%
  • Other race: 0.12%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
26.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
224.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.25% (-15)
The current population of Fort Edward, New York is 5,962 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,977.

Fort Edward, New York Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,85197.19%
Black or African American661.1%
Two or more races580.96%
Asian260.43%
Native American120.2%
Other race70.12%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Fort Edward Population by Race

Fort Edward Population Pyramid 2024

Fort Edward Median Age

47.5

Total

47.1

Male

48.1

Female

Fort Edward Adults

There are 4,947 adults, (1,260 of whom are seniors) in Fort Edward.

Fort Edward Age Dependency

63.3

Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Fort Edward Sex Ratio

Female3,10351.54%
Male2,91748.46%

Fort Edward Population by Age

Fort Edward Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,3932.47129
Married9292.9894.15.9
Non Family8301.264456
Female4942.9164.635.4
Male1403.561000

2.91

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

71.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Fort Edward Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade912.06%
9th to 12th Grade3808.58%
High School Graduate1,63336.88%
Some College1,02323.1%
Associates Degree4179.42%
Bachelors Degree57012.87%
Graduate Degree3147.09%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Fort Edward Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fort Edward Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White4,2663,845858
Hispanic62460
Black50160
Asian262626
2+ Races21210
Native American990
Other Race700

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Fort Edward Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$42,131$40,417$43,065
Less Than 9th Grade$29,773$29,773$0
High School Graduate$36,788$38,100$36,354
Some College$40,083$26,305$43,592
Bachelors Degree$53,555$55,109$0
Graduate Degree$0$51,705$0

$42,131

Average Earnings

$40,417

Average Male

$43,065

Average Female

Fort Edward Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fort Edward Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Fort Edward Language

97.33% of Fort Edward residents speak only English, while 2.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.31% of the population.

Fort Edward Language

Fort Edward Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,60557810.31%
Black22100%

10.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.91%

Male Poverty Rate

12.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fort Edward

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fort Edward is Black, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fort Edward is White, with 10.31% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.33%.

Fort Edward Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School15.85%
Less Than 9th Grade12.99%
Some College9.89%
Bachelors or Greater1.96%

Fort Edward Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed59.76%
Male Unemployed17.24%
Female Employed9.13%
Male Employed7.58%

Fort Edward Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fort Edward Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$59,360$74,501
Families$70,075$86,454
Married Families$88,350$-999,999,999
Non Families$46,047$47,843

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Fort Edward Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.0%

Male Marriage Rate

35.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Fort Edward Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Fort Edward Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Fort Edward Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Fort Edward Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

476

Number of Veterans

432

Male Veterans

44

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam161
First Gulf War98
Second Gulf War66
Korea27
World War II7

Fort Edward Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74157
35 to 54140
75+98
55 to 6481
18 to 340

Fort Edward Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White4689.72%
Black816%

Fort Edward Veterans by Race

Fort Edward Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fort Edward Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.2%

Labor Force Participation

60.8%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Fort Edward Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Fort Edward Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Fort Edward Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

86.16%

Born in Fort Edward

95.15%

Native Born

4.85%

Foreign Born

0.96%

Non Citizen

3.89%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.15% of Fort Edward residents were born in the United States, with 86.16% having been born in New York. 0.96% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Fort Edward Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,882-16-0.27%
20285,898-16-0.27%
20275,914-16-0.27%
20265,930-16-0.27%
20255,946-16-0.27%
20245,962-16-0.27%
20235,978-16-0.27%
20225,994-16-0.27%
20216,010330.55%
20205,977-119-1.95%
20196,096-32-0.52%
20186,128-22-0.36%
20176,15000%
20166,150-63-1.01%
20156,213-29-0.46%
20146,242-51-0.81%
20136,293-26-0.41%
20126,319150.24%
20116,304-49-0.77%
20106,35300%

Fort Edward Population by Year