A small, conservative village located in Montgomery County, Fort Johnson offers residents a decidedly rural feel. With a population density that's well below average, it's the ideal location for anyone seeking a quiet lifestyle where they can have some distance from their neighbors and connect with nature.
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The population of Fort Johnson is approximately 839, and 95.5% of the population is white while 2.2% is Hispanic, 0.8% is Asian, and 0.8% identify themselves as multi-racial. The median age is 43.9 and 45.0% of residents here are currently married. Fort Johnson residents tend to lean conservative. Montgomery County voted Democratic in the 2000 presidential election and has voted Republican in four elections since then.
The median home value here is $86,400 and the majority of residents own their homes. Renters can expect to pay an average of $1,067 per month. Browse the newest real estate listings in Fort Johnson.
Schools in Fort Johnson have an 84% high school graduation rate, which is 2% higher than New York State and 1% higher than the national average. The top public schools serving the area are Amsterdam High School, Wilbur H. Lynch Literacy Academy, William H. Barkley MicroSociety Magnet School, William B. Tecler Arts in Education Magnet School, and Raphael J. McNulty Academy for International Studies & Literature.
There are several nearby colleges and universities, including Fulton-Montgomery Community College, Schenectady County Community College, Union College, and SUNY Empire State College. Find homes in Fort Johnson by school district.
With a cost of living that's 20% lower than the average in New York State and 6% lower than the national average, Fort Johnson is a relatively affordable place to live. The median household income of $61,250 is also 1% higher than the New York state average and 11% higher than the U.S. average. The income per capita here is approximately $28,050. The most common industries in Fort Johnson are healthcare, construction, accommodation and food services, and public administration.
Old Fort Johnson—located at the junction of Routes 5 and 67—is the former home of Sir William Johnson. This fortified limestone building, which was built in 1749, is the perfect representation of colonial architecture. It has been certified as a National Historic Landmark. Residents and visitors alike enjoy visiting this attraction, viewing the many exhibits, and attending scheduled events.
Those willing to take a short drive can take advantage of the many things that Montgomery County has to offer. This includes shopping and dining, visiting historic and cultural sites, camping, fishing, and traveling along the Erie canal by boat or bicycle.
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