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Gallatin is a town in Columbia County, in the Hudson metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Gallatin. For links to other places called Gallatin, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Gallatin is 42.049N. The longitude is -73.713W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,063 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,499.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Gallatin demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Columbia 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 12502 ZIP code.
23% of Gallatin residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Gallatin ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Gallatin was $21,041, compared with $21,587 nationally.
24% of Gallatin residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Gallatin, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $482. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,086.
Columbia County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Gallatin political report.
The average commute time for Gallatin workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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