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Guilderland is a town in Albany County, in the Albany metro area.
The community was named after the province of the Netherlands.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Guilderland. For links to other places called Guilderland, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Guilderland is 42.704N. The longitude is -73.911W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 328 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 32,688.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Guilderland demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Albany 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 12084 ZIP code.
16% of Guilderland residents report German ancestry, and 19% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Guilderland ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Guilderland was $29,508, compared with $21,587 nationally.
45% of Guilderland residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Guilderland include Altamont Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Guilderland, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $673. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,312.
Libraries in Guilderland include Altamont Free Library, Guilderland Public Library ... View libraries
Albany County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Guilderland political report.
The average commute time for Guilderland workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 5 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Guilderland between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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