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Ballston is a town in Saratoga County, in the Albany metro area.
The community was named for the Rev. Eliphalet Ball, an early settler
The latitude of Ballston is 42.954N. The longitude is -73.879W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 404 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 8,729.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Ballston demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Saratoga County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Albany area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 12027 ZIP code.
17% of Ballston residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Ballston ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Ballston was $24,206, compared with $21,587 nationally.
33% of Ballston residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Ballston, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $505. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,191.
Libraries in Ballston include Ballston Spa Public Library ... View libraries
Saratoga County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Ballston political report.
The average commute time for Ballston workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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