Duane Lake, New York

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Duane Lake, New York
Census-designated place
Location in Schenectady County and the state of New York.
Location in Schenectady County and the state of New York.
Coordinates: 42°45′8″N 74°6′49″W / 42.75222°N 74.11361°W / 42.75222; -74.11361Coordinates: 42°45′8″N 74°6′49″W / 42.75222°N 74.11361°W / 42.75222; -74.11361
Country United States
State New York
County Schenectady
 • Total 2.6 sq mi (6.7 km2)
 • Land 2.4 sq mi (6.2 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
Elevation 922 ft (281 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 323
 • Density 120/sq mi (48/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 36-20989
GNIS feature ID 1852896

Duane Lake is a census-designated place (CDP) in Schenectady County, New York, United States. The population was 323 at the 2010 census.[1]

The CDP is named after a small lake in the south part of the town of Duanesburg.


Duane Lake is located at 42°45′8″N 74°6′49″W / 42.75222°N 74.11361°W / 42.75222; -74.11361 (42.752223, -74.113563).[2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.6 square miles (6.7 km2), of which 2.4 square miles (6.2 km2) is land and 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2), or 7.00%, is water.


As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 357 people, 128 households, and 104 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 149.3 per square mile (57.7/km²). There were 144 housing units at an average density of 60.2/sq mi (23.3/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 99.16% White, 0.28% Native American, 0.28% from other races, and 0.28% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.28% of the population.

There were 128 households out of which 34.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.5% were married couples living together, 7.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.8% were non-families. 10.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.79 and the average family size was 3.01.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 24.1% under the age of 18, 6.4% from 18 to 24, 28.6% from 25 to 44, 33.9% from 45 to 64, and 7.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 98.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 108.5 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $77,913, and the median income for a family was $78,702. Males had a median income of $45,278 versus $31,250 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $28,530. About 8.0% of families and 11.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 38.8% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Duane Lake CDP, New York". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved July 5, 2012. 
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.