NY

National Population : 333,590,059
New York State Population : 18,700,215

About Chatham, NY

Chatham, NY is located in Columbia County in the state of New York.

The total City Population for Chatham is about 3,939 with about 28 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 4,015.

The Average Home Value is $220,800.00, which is roughly 18% lower than the Average Home Value of $267,700.00 for the state of New York, and roughly 15% higher than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $57,841.00, which is roughly 16% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $68,931.00 for the state of New York, and roughly 1% higher than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Chatham is about 3.2%.

New York is ranked #2 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 85.46 out of 100.

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Voting

Columbia County voted Democratic in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 29.05% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Democratic: 56.97%
Republican: 40.42%
Other: 1.09%
Libertarian: 1%
Green: 0.52%


Nearby Locations

Spencertown, NY (3.42 mi.)
East Chatham, NY (6.00 mi.)
Niverville, NY (6.71 mi.)
Kinderhook, NY (6.71 mi.)
Valatie, NY (7.25 mi.)
Austerlitz, NY (7.31 mi.)
Ghent, NY (7.38 mi.)
Old Chatham, NY (7.77 mi.)
Philmont, NY (8.28 mi.)
Stuyvesant, NY (8.59 mi.)
Brainard, NY (8.97 mi.)
Canaan, NY (9.88 mi.)
Schodack Lndg, NY (10.79 mi.)
Coxsackie, NY (11.12 mi.)
Nassau, NY (11.29 mi.)
Hillsdale, NY (11.42 mi.)
Claverack, NY (12.05 mi.)
West Coxsackie, NY (12.10 mi.)
W Coxsackie, NY (12.10 mi.)
Hudson, NY (12.18 mi.)
East Nassau, NY (12.68 mi.)
Craryville, NY (12.77 mi.)
Taghkanic, NY (12.77 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 12037
Latitude : 42.336273
Longitude : -73.552743
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : Northeast
Average Elevation : 647 ft.
Area Code(s) : 518

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.24
Male Population Estimate : 49.17%
Female Population Estimate : 50.83%
Median Age : 46.5
Male Median Age : 45.1
Female Median Age : 47.9

White Population Estimate : 94.72%
Black Population Estimate : 4.08%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 3.46%
Asian Population Estimate : 1.54%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.07%
Indian Population Estimate : 1.07%
Other Population Estimate : 1.47%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Chatham specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Columbia County: About 3 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2015)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Columbia County: About 146 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Columbia County is about 34% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 49% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.