Stony Creek is a town in the southwest part of Warren County, New York, United States. It is northwest of the city of Glens Falls and is part of the Glens Falls Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 767 at the 2010 census. The town is named for a creek that flows through it. Stony Creek is within the Adirondack Park.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 83.2 square miles (215 km), of which, 82.4 square miles (213 km) of it is land and 0.8 square miles (2.1 km) of it (1.01%) is water.
The south town line is the border of Saratoga County. The east town line is marked by the Hudson River, and the west town line is the border of Hamilton County.
As of the census of 2000, there were 743 people, 297 households, and 204 families residing in the town. The population density was 9.0 people per square mile (3.5/km²). There were 513 housing units at an average density of 6.2 per square mile (2.4/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 97.31% White, 0.94% Native American, 0.54% Asian, 0.13% from other races, and 1.08% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.48% of the population.
There were 297 households out of which 28.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.9% were married couples living together, 8.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.0% were non-families. 25.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 2.95.
In the town, the population was spread out with 23.1% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 28.7% from 25 to 44, 26.4% from 45 to 64, and 15.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females, there were 107.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 110.7 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $32,946, and the median income for a family was $36,111. Males had a median income of $28,393 versus $23,929 for females. The per capita income for the town was $14,654. About 10.4% of families and 16.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.6% of those under age 18 and 8.5% of those age 65 or over.