Warrensburg (CDP), New York

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Warrensburg is located in New York
Location within the state of New York
Coordinates: 43°30′N 73°46′W / 43.500°N 73.767°W / 43.500; -73.767Coordinates: 43°30′N 73°46′W / 43.500°N 73.767°W / 43.500; -73.767
Country United States
State New York
County Warren
Town Warrensburg
 • Total 11.3 sq mi (29.3 km2)
 • Land 11.1 sq mi (28.7 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
Elevation 745 ft (227 m)
Population (2000)[1]
 • Total 3,208
 • Density 289.4/sq mi (111.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 12885
Area code(s) 518
FIPS code 36-78289[1]
GNIS feature ID 0968825[2]

Warrensburg is a census-designated place (CDP) in Warren County, New York, United States. The population was 3,208 at the 2000 census.[1] It is part of the Glens Falls Metropolitan Statistical Area.[3]

Warrensburg is located on U.S. Route 9, on the Schroon River, east of the Hudson River, and west of Interstate 87 (The Northway). The CDP is entirely within the town of Warrensburg.

According to the 2000 United States Census, the CDP comprises less than one-fifth of the town's total area, yet has about 75% of the town's population.[1] The CDP's population density is more than fourteen times that of the town outside the CDP.[1] Much of the town's historic core is within the Hamlet of Warrensburgh Historic District, listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2001.[4] Also listed on the National Register of Historic Places are the Merrill MaGee House, Mixter Blacksmith Shop, and Warrensburg Mills Historic District.[4]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 11.3 square miles (29.2 km²), of which, 11.1 square miles (28.7 km²) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.5 km²) of it (1.86%) is water.

Warrensburg is located west of Lake George and is entirely inside the Adirondack Park.


As of the census of 2000, there were 3,208 people, 1,297 households, and 865 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 289.4 per square mile (111.8/km²). There were 1,453 housing units at an average density of 131.1/sq mi (50.6/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 98.38% White, 0.12% Black or African American, 0.09% Native American, 0.44% Asian, 0.09% from other races, and 0.87% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.50% of the population.[1]

There were 1,297 households out of which 32.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.1% were married couples living together, 15.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.3% were non-families. 26.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 2.90.[1]

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 25.0% under the age of 18, 7.2% from 18 to 24, 27.4% from 25 to 44, 25.7% from 45 to 64, and 14.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 88.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 82.5 males.[1]

The median income for a household in the CDP was $27,372, and the median income for a family was $32,689. Males had a median income of $31,322 versus $20,833 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $15,585. About 14.1% of families and 17.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 27.1% of those under age 18 and 6.7% of those age 65 or over.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "Metropolitan Areas and Components, 1999, with FIPS Codes". US Census Bureau. Retrieved July 7, 2009. 
  4. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 

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