Population: 5,038

Male 59% Female 41%
Married 49%
Single 51%

City rating

This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.


Overall value

This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.


Density (Population per mile²)

Compared to New York, Saugerties has a very low population density. Saugerties is perfect for those who like a quiet city.

2,746 Saugerties
27,441 New York

City Info

Saugerties, NY is a great place to live. It has its pros and cons like any city, but with a quality of life rating of 10/10 and an overall value of 7/10, it’s no surprise why so many people choose to live here.

Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Saugerties has a population density of 2,746, with 5,038 current residents.

Out of the 5,038 current residents, 59% are male and 41% are female. 49% of the residents are married and 51% are single.



Air quality

Best air quality


  • 48% Sun
  • 46% Rain
  • 13% Snow


50°F average temperature

  • 172 years Median home age
  • $175,430 Median home price
  • -3.33% Home appreciation rate
  • 22.48% Annual property tax
  • 40.7%
    Homes owned
  • 46.4%
    Homes rented
  • 12.9%
    Homes vacant


As for living in Saugerties, the air quality is 97% and the weather, on average, is 48% sunny, 46% rainy, and 13% snowy. The average temperature is 50°F.

Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Saugerties, you should know that 40.7% of homes are owned while 46.4% of homes are rented, and 12.9% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $175,430, the median age of homes is 172 years, the annual home appreciation is -3.33% and the annual property tax is 22.48%.



Religious diversity

  • Crime rate (per 100,000)

  • Average age

  • Political majority

    Democrat Democrat


When looking at the community of Saugerties, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Saugerties’s crime rate is 1 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Saugerties is 36 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 60.71% Democratic, 37.59% Republican, and 1.71% Independent.






Student teacher ratio 1:16


  • Management, Business, Art & Sciences
  • Sales & Office Occupations
  • Service Occupations
  • Production, Transportation & Material Moving
  • Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
  • 69%
    High school diploma
  • 8%
    Some college or associates degree
  • 10%
    Bachelors degree
  • 10%
    Graduate or professional degree


When looking at Saugerties, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 7.70% of residents are unemployed in Saugerties (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Saugerties residents: 10.4% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 22.04% are in the arts and sciences field, 15.4% are in the customer service field, 29.1% are in the sales field, 0.00% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 6.5% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 16.5% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:16. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 68.73%, 7.93% of residents have an associate’s degree, 9.74% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 10.00% have a master’s degree.



Average commute time

Daily breakdown: by transport type

  • Public
  • Car
  • Carpool
  • Work at home


If you plan on commuting to work in Saugerties, you should be aware that the average commute time is 23 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Saugerties have a few different options. 76% of commuters use their own cars, 15% of commuters carpool, 0% of commuters use the transit system, and 2% of residents work from home.

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