A fairly small and conservative town in Fulton County, Perth is popular among both retirees and families. It's a quiet, peaceful area where local residents enjoy a mix of both a suburban and rural feel. This community is generally considered safe and has a very low crime rate. If you're looking for a friendly place to live, this may be the perfect location for you.
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The population of Perth is approximately 3,485 and residents are fairly spread out, giving the area a lower-than-average population density. The median age here is 43.2 and 22% of the population is under the age of 18. The majority of the population is currently married. Demographics are primarily white (94.7%), Hispanic (1.9%), black (1.5%), and multi-racial (1.3%). Residents in Fulton County voted Republican in the past five presidential elections.
The median local home value is approximately $165,700 and the majority of residents own their home. Renters can expect to pay an average of $1,005 per month. Browse the newest real estate listings in Perth, NY.
The public schools in Perth are above-average and the student-to-teacher ratio is approximately 13.6 to 1. The top public schools serving the town are Broadalbin-Perth Intermediate School, Broadalbin-Perth High School, Broadalbin-Perth Middle School, Joseph Henry Elementary School, and Galway Junior/Senior High School.
Nearby colleges and universities include Fulton-Montgomery Community College, Schenectady Community College, Union College, SUNY Empire State College, Skidmore, Excelsior, and SUNY Albany. Find homes in Perth by school district.
The cost of living in Perth is slightly below the United States average. The median household income is approximately $61,87 and the average individual income is $29,281. Both income levels are slightly higher than the national average. The primary occupations here are retail trade, manufacturing, healthcare and social assistance, and educational services.
Perth is located less than an hour from Albany and just a few hours from New York City, Syracuse, Boston, and Montreal. It's in the foothills of the Adirondack mountains. Fulton County is also known as the Land of 44 Lakes. It's an attractive location for outdoor enthusiasts who enjoy boating, fishing, hiking, and winter sports.
This is an excellent community to live in New York State. Are you looking for your dream home? Our Perth realtors would love to show you around and help you choose the perfect neighborhood. Contact us to get started today.
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