About This Place
Averill Park is a hamlet (and census-designated place) in Rensselaer County, New York, United States. The population was 1,517 at the 2000 census.
The community is named after land owner James Averill. Averill Park is located within the Town of Sand Lake on Route 43. The community is south of a triangle-shaped lake called Crystal Lake and is east of the hamlet of West Sand Lake.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,517 people, 597 households, and 420 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 507.2 per square mile (195.9/km²). There were 628 housing units at an average density of 210.0/sq mi (81.1/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 97.89% White, 0.26% African American, 0.46% Asian, and 1.38% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.99% of the population.