This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.
This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.
Density (Population per mile²)
Compared to New York, Queensbury has a very low population density. Queensbury is perfect for those who like a quiet city.
Queensbury, NY is a great place to live. It has its pros and cons like any city, but with a quality of life rating of 9/10 and an overall value of 8/10, it’s no surprise why so many people choose to live here.
Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Queensbury has a population density of 448, with 28,206 current residents.
Out of the 28,206 current residents, 48% are male and 52% are female. 65% of the residents are married and 35% are single.
- 49% Sun
- 43% Rain
- 65% Snow
46°F average temperature
- 27 years Median home age
- $188,790 Median home price
- -7.02% Home appreciation rate
- 18.3% Annual property tax
As for living in Queensbury, the air quality is 86% and the weather, on average, is 49% sunny, 43% rainy, and 65% snowy. The average temperature is 46°F.
Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Queensbury, you should know that 67.3% of homes are owned while 20.3% of homes are rented, and 12.4% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $188,790, the median age of homes is 27 years, the annual home appreciation is -7.02% and the annual property tax is 18.30%.
Crime rate (per 100,000)5
When looking at the community of Queensbury, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Queensbury’s crime rate is 5 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Queensbury is 41 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 50.49% Democratic, 47.85% Republican, and 1.66% Independent.
Student teacher ratio 1:15
Management, Business, Art & Sciences
Sales & Office Occupations
Production, Transportation & Material Moving
Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
89%High school diploma
11%Some college or associates degree
13%Graduate or professional degree
When looking at Queensbury, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 6.80% of residents are unemployed in Queensbury (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Queensbury residents: 15.2% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 24.28% are in the arts and sciences field, 14% are in the customer service field, 27.7% are in the sales field, 0.15% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 8.3% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 10.4% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:15. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 89.03%, 10.96% of residents have an associate’s degree, 17.12% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 12.75% have a master’s degree.
Average commute time
Daily breakdown: by transport type
Work at home
If you plan on commuting to work in Queensbury, you should be aware that the average commute time is 22 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Queensbury have a few different options. 85% of commuters use their own cars, 9% of commuters carpool, 1% of commuters use the transit system, and 4% of residents work from home.