Fort Plain, New York Population 2024

2,000

Fort Plain is a city located in Fulton County, Herkimer County, and Montgomery County New York. Fort Plain has a 2024 population of 2,000. Fort Plain is currently declining at a rate of -0.15% annually and its population has decreased by -0.7% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,014 in 2020.

The average household income in Fort Plain is $56,966 with a poverty rate of 24.67%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Fort Plain is 42.5 years, 42.3 years for males, and 43.4 years for females.

Fort Plain Demographics

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

  • White: 95.24%
  • Black or African American: 2.63%
  • Two or more races: 2.13%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,487.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.7% (-14)
The current population of Fort Plain, New York is 2,000 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,014.

Fort Plain, New York Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,91995.24%
Black or African American532.63%
Two or more races432.13%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Fort Plain Population by Race

Fort Plain Population Pyramid 2024

Fort Plain Median Age

42.5

Total

42.3

Male

43.4

Female

Fort Plain Adults

There are 1,573 adults, (314 of whom are seniors) in Fort Plain.

Fort Plain Age Dependency

60

Age Dependency Ratio

24.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Fort Plain Sex Ratio

Female1,06552.85%
Male95047.15%

Fort Plain Population by Age

Fort Plain Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7682.6167.232.8
Non Family3111.4157.942.1
Married2632.9391.38.7
Female1624.1939.560.5
Male323.531000

3.19

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

67.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Fort Plain Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1107.81%
Associates Degree14810.5%
Bachelors Degree1017.17%
Graduate Degree16111.43%
High School Graduate53638.04%
Less Than 9th Grade221.56%
Some College33123.49%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Fort Plain Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fort Plain Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,2971,168237
Black53530
Hispanic373714
2+ Races312811

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 37.84%.

Fort Plain Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$48,214$49,464$43,750
Graduate Degree$60,938$0$62,094
High School Graduate$30,436$30,930$26,705
Less Than 9th Grade$15,479$15,665$0
Overall$31,620$30,139$39,632
Some College$32,009$32,125$0

$31,620

Average Earnings

$30,139

Average Male

$39,632

Average Female

Fort Plain Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fort Plain Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Fort Plain Language

95.85% of Fort Plain residents speak only English, while 4.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.89% of the population.

Fort Plain Language

Fort Plain Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,83241122.43%
Hispanic965254.17%
Black533464.15%

24.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.05%

Male Poverty Rate

27.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fort Plain

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fort Plain is Black, with 64.15% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fort Plain is White, with 22.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.2%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.84%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.85%.

Fort Plain Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.97%
Some College20.88%
High School18.47%
Bachelors or Greater4.96%

Fort Plain Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Employed10.07%
Male Employed5.75%
Female Unemployed0%

Fort Plain Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fort Plain Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$52,361$63,723
Households$39,016$56,966
Married Families$66,750$-999,999,999
Non Families$23,977$37,078

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Fort Plain Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

38.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.7%

Male Marriage Rate

33.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Fort Plain Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Fort Plain 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 45-54.

Fort Plain Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Fort Plain Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

78

Number of Veterans

73

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam36
Second Gulf War15
First Gulf War8
Korea4
World War II0

Fort Plain Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7427
55 to 6420
35 to 5412
75+11
18 to 348

Fort Plain Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White785.27%

Fort Plain Veterans by Race

Fort Plain Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.85%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fort Plain Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.7%

Labor Force Participation

57.5%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Fort Plain Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Fort Plain Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Fort Plain 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

81.59%

Born in Fort Plain

98.91%

Native Born

1.09%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

1.09%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.91% of Fort Plain residents were born in the United States, with 81.59% having been born in New York. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Fort Plain Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,982-4-0.2%
20281,986-3-0.15%
20271,989-4-0.2%
20261,993-3-0.15%
20251,996-4-0.2%
20242,000-3-0.15%
20232,003-4-0.2%
20222,007-9-0.45%
20212,01620.1%
20202,014-218-9.77%
20192,232-7-0.31%
20182,23980.36%
20172,231-6-0.27%
20162,237-15-0.67%
20152,252-11-0.49%
20142,263-6-0.26%
20132,269-17-0.74%
20122,286-15-0.65%
20112,301-32-1.37%
20102,33300%

Fort Plain Population by Year