A small, friendly town located in Fulton County, Ephratah is a quiet area where residents enjoy plenty of space between themselves and their neighbors. Homes here are often surrounded by trees and wildlife. The area is popular among families with children. It's relatively conservative and, thanks to its low crime rates, is considered a safe place to live.
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With a population of just 1,562, Ephratah offers residents their choice between rural and suburban areas. The median age here is 44.2 and the demographics are primarily white (98.1%), black (0.7%), Hispanic (0.6%), and multi-racial (0.6%). Residents of Fulton County voted Republican in the past five presidential elections.
The median home value is $93,800 and homes have appreciated by approximately 6.9% over the past 10 years. The majority of residents own their homes. Residents who rent their properties can expect to pay an average of $783 per month. Browse the newest real estate listings in Ephratah, NY.
The average student-to-teacher ratio in Ephratah is 10.3 to 1, which is significantly lower than the U.S. average. The top public schools serving the town include Dolgeville Middle School, James A. Green High School, Johnstown Senior High School, Oppenheim-Ephratah-St. Johnsville Junior/Senior High School, and Fort Plain Junior/Senior High School.
There are also several nearby colleges and universities including Fulton-Montgomery Community College, Herkimer Community College, and SUNY College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill. Find homes in Ephratah by school district.
Residents of Ephratah enjoy a cost of living that is 17.8% lower than the national average. At the same time, the median household income of $53,570 is just slightly lower than the median household income in the United States. The most common industries here are healthcare, construction, educational services, and food and beverage stores.
Known as the Land of 44 Lakes, Fulton County is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts. Ephratah residents enjoy hiking the Ephratah Recreational Complex Nature Trail, boating and fishing in the nearby lakes, and engaging in winter sports like snowmobiling and cross-country skiing. Those looking for a big-city experience can reach Albany in just over an hour and are only a few hours away from New York City, Montreal, Boston, and Syracuse.
If you're looking for a safe, quiet place to live and work, Ephratah is an excellent choice. Ready to start looking for your dream home? Our REALTORS® are here to help. Contact us to discuss your goals and to get started today!