Warren County is an extremely popular place to live, thanks to the affordable homes, excellent schools, and abundance of cultural sites and recreational activities. There are plenty of options for every lifestyle here, from the suburban and city areas like Queensbury and Glens Falls to the rural villages and towns in Adirondack Park. Whether you prefer downtown living, tree-lined streets, lake homes, or living near the mountains, you can do it in Warren County.
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Warren County has a population of approximately 64,480. It's popular among young families and retirees. There are also many part-time residents who own second homes here. The demographics are primarily Caucasian (95.1%), Hispanic or Latino (2.5%), black (1.2%), and Asian (1.1%). The median age in Warren County is 47.1 and residents tend to lean conservative. The county voted Republican in 3 of the past 5 presidential elections, voting Democrat in 2008 and 2012.
The median home value is $193,800, which is higher than the national average. Most residents (71%) own their homes. The median rent cost is $884, which is lower than the national average of $949. Find homes for sale in Warren County by city.
The schools in Warren County are above average. The top public schools serving the county are Queensbury Middle School, Queensbury Senior High School, Queensbury Elementary School, William H. Barton Intermediate School, and Lake George Junior/Senior High School. It's also home to Warren County Community College.
The median household income in Warren County is $59,813. This is slightly higher than the national average. The cost of living is also just over the average for the United States. Approximately 56% of workers earn a private wage or salary, while 40% are self-employed and 4% work for the government.
The majority of occupations here include education and health services, public administration, manufacturing, and trade, transportation, and utilities. The top employers are Warren County Schools, the County of Warren, the Department of Public Safety, Glen Raven, and Food Lion.
Since much of Warren County is within Adirondack Park, residents enjoy outdoor activities all year round. The Lake George area brings in visitors from around the globe, and there are always interesting festivals, cultural celebrations, and tournaments happening here. Some examples include the Adirondack Film Festival, the Adirondack Balloon Festival, and Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Council (LARAC) events. The county is also home to The Hyde Collection—a world-class art collection in Glens Falls, and the Fort William Henry Museum, which is just outside the heart of Lake George Village.
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