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Johnstown is a town in Fulton County, in the Gloversville metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Johnstown. For links to other places called Johnstown, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Johnstown is 43.049N. The longitude is -74.4W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 915 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 7,166.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Johnstown demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Fulton County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 12117 ZIP code.
16% of Johnstown residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Johnstown ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Johnstown was $17,910, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Johnstown residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Johnstown, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $408. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $897.
Fulton County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Johnstown political report.
The average commute time for Johnstown workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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