Plattsburgh, NY Population

By | June 24, 2019

Population: 18,816. Estimated population in July 2020: 19,181 (+1.9% change)
Males: 8,720 (46.3%), Females: 10,096 (53.7%)

Clinton County

Zip codes: 12901, 12903.

Median resident age: 29.6 years
Median household income: $28,846
Median house value: $97,400

Races in Plattsburgh:

  • White Non-Hispanic (92.1%)
  • Black (2.5%)
  • Hispanic (2.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)
  • Other race (0.7%)

Ancestries: French (20.4%), Irish (16.5%), English (10.1%), German (8.7%), French Canadian (8.6%), Italian (7.2%).

Elevation: 135 feet

Land area: 5.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Plattsburgh

  • High school or higher: 82.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 27.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 13.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Plattsburgh city

  • Never married: 45.5%
  • Now married: 33.8%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

5.8% Foreign born (1.9% Asia, 1.7% North America, 1.4% Europe, 0.7% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -2,759 (-12.8%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Plattsburgh:

  • CHAMPLAIN VALLEY PHYSICIANS HOSPITAL (100 BEEKMAN ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Plattsburgh:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Plattsburgh:

Other public-use airports nearest to Plattsburgh:

  • PLATTSBURGH INTL (about 4 miles; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Abbreviation: PBG)
  • ROUSES POINT (about 22 miles; ROUSES POINT, NY; Abbreviation: K21)
  • FRANKLIN COUNTY STATE (about 31 miles; HIGHGATE, VT; Abbreviation: FSO)
Amtrak station:
PLATTSBURGH (BRIDGE ST.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

 

Colleges/Universities in Plattsburgh:

  • SUNY COLLEGE AT PLATTSBURGH (Full-time enrollment: 5,601; Public; Offers Master’s degree)
  • CLINTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,219; Location: 136 CLINTON POINT DR; Public)
  • CLINTON-ESSEX-WARREN-WASHINGTON BOCES PRAC NURS (Full-time enrollment: 31; Location: PO BOX 455; Public; Website: www.cves.org)
  • CVPH MEDICAL CENTER SCHOOL OF RADIOLOGIC TECHN (Full-time enrollment: 16; Location: 75 BEEKMAN ST; Private, not-for-profit)
  • FLYING NUNNS AVIATION (Location: 10A AIRPORT RD; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Plattsburgh:

  • SAINT MICHAELS COLLEGE (about 25 miles; COLCHESTER, VT; Full-time enrollment: 2,272)
  • UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT AND STATE AGRICULTURAL COLL (about 32 miles; BURLINGTON, VT; Full-time enrollment: 8,852)
  • MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE (about 52 miles; MIDDLEBURY, VT; Full-time enrollment: 2,265)
  • NORWICH UNIVERSITY (about 67 miles; NORTHFIELD, VT; Full-time enrollment: 2,585)
  • ADIRONDACK COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 96 miles; QUEENSBURY, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,182)
  • SUNY COLLEGE AT POTSDAM (about 104 miles; POTSDAM, NY; Full-time enrollment: 3,885)
  • DARTMOUTH COLLEGE (about 108 miles; HANOVER, NH; Full-time enrollment: 5,309)

Schools

Public high schools in Plattsburgh:

  • PLATTSBURGH SHS (Students: 733; Location: 1 CLIFFORD DR STE 102; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • BEEKMANTOWN HS (Students: 645; Location: 6944 RT 22; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Plattsburgh:

  • LAKESHORE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 25; Location: 4635 ROUTE 9; Grades: KG – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Plattsburgh:

  • BEEKMANTOWN MS (Students: 562; Location: 6944 RT 22; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • CUMBERLAND HEAD ES (Students: 528; Location: 1187 CUMBRLND HEAD RD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • STAFFORD MS (Students: 485; Location: 15 BROAD ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • BEEKMANTOWN ES (Students: 444; Location: 6944 RT 22; Grades: PK – 05)
  • ARTHUR P. MOMOT ES (Students: 433; Location: 60 MONTY ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • BOCES CLINTON-ESSEX-WARREN-WASHING (Students: 393; Location: PO BOX 455; Grades: UG – UG)
  • OAK STREET SCHOOL (Students: 215; Location: 108 OAK ST; Grades: 03 – 05)
  • BAILEY AVE SCHOOL (Students: 189; Location: 50 BAILEY AVE; Grades: KG – 02)
Private primary/middle schools in Plattsburgh:

  • ST JOHNS ACADEMY (Students: 302; Location: 59 BROAD ST; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST PETERS SCHOOL (Students: 245; Location: 23 ST CHARLES STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • OUR LADY OF VICTORY ACADEMY (Students: 144; Location: 4917 SO CATHERINE STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • NEW LIFE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 39; Location: 164 PROSPECT AVE; Grades: KG – 8)

Libraries

Library in Plattsburgh:

  • PLATTSBURGH PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $719,234; Location: 19 OAK STREET; 81,153 books; 1,461 audio materials; 1,535 video materials; 180 serial subscriptions)