17 Units of Government

  • 1   County
  • 2  Cities
  • 10  Towns
  • 4  Villages

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Key Data

a.   Median Household Income (2015) $47,000
b.   Housing Units (2010) 28,600
c.   Percentage Owner-Occupied (2011-2015) 70%
d.   Percentage Renter-Occupied 30%
e.   Median Home Value $108,200
f.   High School Graduate or Higher 86%
g.   Percentage Bachelor’s Degree or Higher 16.2%
h.   Mean Travel Time to Work (minutes) 24.1
i.    Average Wage in Manufacturing $19.30/hour
j.    Average Wage in Wholesale $22.20/hour
k.   Average Wage in Transportation and Warehousing $18.00/hour

Transportation

Interstates:

  • Fulton County is served by four (4) exits off I-90.
  • Fulton County in close proximity to I-90, I-87 and I-88.

NYS Routes:

  • NYS Route 29 provides direct access to I-87.
  • NYS Route 30 and 30A provide direct access to I-90.

Airports:

  • Albany International Airport :  48 minutes
  • Fulton County Airport :  General Aviation

Port:

  • Port of Albany :  60 minutes

CSX Rail:

  • Selkirk, NY :  60 minutes
  • Major Rail Yard
  • Syracuse, NY :  90 minutes
  • Major Rail Yard
  • Intermodal Terminal

    Fulton County’s Strategic Location

  • Within six (6) hours of 20% of the United States’ population including New York City, Boston, Philadelphia, Buffalo and major Canadian markets including Montreal.
  • Approximately 65 million people can be served within a four-hour travel time, or the standard 300-mile “just-in-time-delivery” radius.
  • Located within NY’s Technology Triangle, a Nanoelectronics hotbed formed by Globalfoundries to the east, SUNY Poly College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering to the south and Marcy Nanocenter to the west.
  • Short drive to major employers in the Region including Globalfoundries, SUNY Poly College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering, General Electric and others.

Labor Force

  • Region’s workforce totals approximately 500,000 spanning 9 counties within 45-minute drive.
  • Fulton-Montgomery Community College (FMCC) offers tailored training to provide local companies with skilled workers.
  • Two (2) new Pathways in Technology Early College High School (PTECH) Programs serve Fulton County.  PTECH schools, new models for secondary education, are training students in business management, advanced manufacturing, information technology and health science.  Student graduate from PTECH Programs with Associates Degrees.  These students represent a key source of trained, skilled labor for businesses in the Region.
  • There are 15 colleges and universities in the Region that continually supply trained workers for local companies.

Infrastructure

Water

  • Cities of Gloversville and Johnstown own and operate excellent municipal water systems with excess capacity.
  • “SMART Waters” is an innovative regional system to extend municipal water service anywhere in the County.

Wastewater

  • The Gloversville-Johnstown Joint Wastewater Treatment Plant is a nationally recognized, award winning facility.

Solid Waste

  • The Fulton County Sanitary Landfill was the 1st landfill built under the State’s new stringent Sold Waste Regulations and offers the lowest tipping fees in the Region.

Business Industrial Parks

Tryon Technology Park

  • Built in 2015
  • 240+/- acres
  • 1 Company: Vireo Health of NY, LLC

Johnstown Industrial Park

  • 1,800+ jobs
  • 14 buildings total > 2 million SF
  • 400+/- acres
  • Built 1989

Crossroads Industrial Park:

  • Built 1986
  • 7 buildings totaling > 400,000 SF
  • 100+ jobs

Regional Business Park Site:

  • Access to CSX Rail
  • 240+/- acres
  • Under development

Key Businesses

  • FAGE USA :  Greek Yogurt Manufacturer
  • Benjamin Moore :  Paint Manufacturer
  • DHL Logistics :  Logistics
  • EPIMED :  Medical Devices Manufacturer 
  • Townsend Leather :  Upholstery Leather Manufacturer
  • Pioneer Windows :  Window Manufacturer