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Schenectady Summary
Schenectady is located in New York
Latitude: 42.805259
Longitude: -73.938716
Population: 156,661
Area: 136.39 sq. miles
Land: 135.16 sq. miles
Water: 1.23 sq. miles
Population Density: 1,159.06 people per sq. mile
Elevation: 246.0 feet above sea level
Time Zone: Eastern (GMT -5)
Daylight Savings: Yes
Area Codes: 518
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Schenectady Demographics

Schenectady Gender Distribution

Gender Distribution
GenderNumberPercentNew York Avg.National Avg.
Male75,50848.20%48.20%49.04%
Female81,15351.80%51.80%50.96%
Males / Female0.93-0.930.96
Total Population156,661100.00 %--
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Schenectady Age Distribution

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Age Distribution
Age GroupNumberPercentNew York Avg.National Avg.
Under 5 years9,5616.10%6.53%6.83%
5 to 9 years11,0657.06%7.12%7.31%
10 to 14 years11,3047.22%7.02%7.30%
15 to 19 years10,1226.46%6.78%7.20%
20 to 24 years8,4775.41%6.56%6.75%
25 to 34 years18,75311.97%14.53%14.17%
35 to 44 years25,30216.15%16.20%16.01%
45 to 54 years22,47814.35%13.45%13.37%
55 to 59 years8,0485.14%4.91%4.79%
60 to 64 years5,8943.76%3.98%3.84%
65 to 74 years11,9547.63%6.72%6.53%
75 to 84 years9,9186.33%4.54%4.38%
85 years and over3,7852.42%1.64%1.50%
Age StatisticsNumberPercentNew York Avg.National Avg.
Median age (years)36.4-37.537.7
18 years and over118,41175.58%75.28%74.27%
Male
55,71435.56%35.54%35.85%
Female
62,69740.02%39.75%38.42%
21 years and over112,62071.89%71.17%69.92%
62 years and over29,05618.55%15.20%14.65%
65 years and over25,65716.38%12.90%12.42%
Male
10,1736.49%5.14%5.12%
Female
15,4849.88%7.76%7.30%
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Schenectady Racial Profile

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Racial Profile Chart
RaceNumberPercentNew York Avg.National Avg.
One race153,67198.09%96.89%97.55%
White
137,43487.73%67.94%75.21%
Black or African American
10,7726.88%15.89%12.26%
American Indian and Alaska Native
3420.22%0.43%0.87%
Asian
3,2012.04%5.51%3.59%
Asian Indian
1,4130.90%1.33%0.59%
Chinese
7930.51%2.24%0.85%
Filipino
1830.12%0.43%0.65%
Japanese
1030.07%0.20%0.28%
Korean
3130.20%0.63%0.38%
Vietnamese
1220.08%0.13%0.39%
Other Asian
2740.17%0.56%0.45%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
470.03%0.05%0.14%
Native Hawaiian
140.01%0.01%0.05%
Guamanian or Chamorro
60.00%0.01%0.02%
Samoan
40.00%0.01%0.03%
Other Pacific Islander
230.01%0.02%0.04%
Some other race
1,8751.20%7.07%5.48%
Hispanic StatisticsNumberPercentNew York Avg.National Avg.
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)4,8673.11%15.11%13.70%
Mexican
3340.21%1.37%7.24%
Puerto Rican
2,9571.89%5.53%2.46%
Cuban
1520.10%0.33%0.44%
Other Hispanic or Latino
1,4240.91%7.87%3.55%
Not Hispanic or Latino151,79496.89%84.89%86.30%
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Schenectady Social Profile

Schenectady School Enrollment

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School Enrollment Chart
School EnrollmentNumberPercentNew York Avg.National Avg.
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school40,321100.00 %--
Nursery school, preschool
2,6316.53%6.35%6.47%
Kindergarten
2,3105.73%5.22%5.43%
Elementary school (grades 1-8)
18,28445.35%42.33%43.92%
High school (grades 9-12)
8,26520.50%21.15%21.38%
College or graduate school
8,83121.90%24.95%22.81%
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Schenectady Education Level

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Education Level Chart
Education LevelNumberPercentNew York Avg.National Avg.
Population 25 years and over106,550100.00 %--
Less than 9th grade
4,4484.17%8.02%7.55%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
11,61610.90%12.92%12.05%
High school graduate (includes equivalency)
32,31830.33%27.75%28.63%
High school or higher
90,48684.92%79.06%80.40%
Some college, no degree
18,61117.47%16.77%21.05%
Associate degree
10,2849.65%7.17%6.32%
Bachelor's degree
16,29515.29%15.58%15.54%
Bachelor's degree or higher
29,27327.47%27.37%24.40%
Graduate or professional degree
12,97812.18%11.79%8.86%
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Schenectady Ancestry Distribution

Ancestry Distribution
AncestryNumberPercentNew York Avg.National Avg.
Total ancestries reported189,747100.00%--
Arab6580.35%0.60%0.42%
Czech1,1330.60%0.38%0.59%
Danish6230.33%0.19%0.50%
Dutch6,2573.30%1.34%1.58%
English15,9398.40%5.59%8.53%
French (except Basque)10,2075.38%2.35%2.90%
French Canadian3,3951.79%0.75%0.85%
German24,73513.04%10.41%14.93%
Greek7530.40%0.78%0.40%
Hungarian1,2270.65%0.67%0.49%
Irish29,72415.67%12.04%10.65%
Italian34,95618.42%13.43%5.47%
Lithuanian9170.48%0.24%0.23%
Norwegian7800.41%0.44%1.56%
Polish15,5088.17%4.84%3.12%
Portuguese2330.12%0.22%0.41%
Russian1,9691.04%2.26%0.92%
Scotch-Irish1,9781.04%0.68%1.50%
Scottish3,4111.80%1.04%1.70%
Slovak5150.27%0.19%0.28%
Subsaharan African8200.43%0.82%0.62%
Swedish1,5600.82%0.66%1.39%
Swiss4350.23%0.19%0.32%
Ukrainian8490.45%0.73%0.31%
United States or American4,9362.60%3.52%7.18%
Welsh9900.52%0.42%0.61%
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)5960.31%3.37%0.65%
Other ancestries24,64312.99%31.86%31.89%
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Schenectady Economy

Schenectady Employment

GroupNumberPercentNew York Avg.National Avg.
Population 16 years and over122,352100.00 %--
Males 16 years and over
57,68147.14%47.25%48.32%
Females 16 years and over
64,67152.86%52.75%51.68%
In labor force
76,22862.30%61.10%63.63%
Males in labor force
39,50751.83%52.40%53.52%
Females in labor force
36,72148.17%47.60%46.48%
Civilian labor force
76,09662.19%60.94%63.10%
Employed
72,39259.17%56.62%59.39%
Unemployed
3,7043.03%4.32%3.71%
Unemployment level
-4.86%7.08%5.84%
Armed Forces
1320.11%0.16%0.53%
Not in labor force
46,12437.70%38.90%36.37%
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Employment Type Chart
Employment TypeNumberPercentNew York Avg.National Avg.
Private wage and salary workers52,86073.02%76.75%78.40%
Government workers15,39521.27%17.02%14.66%
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business3,9665.48%5.98%6.64%
Unpaid family workers1710.24%0.25%0.31%
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Schenectady Occupations

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Occupation Chart
OccupationNumberPercentNew York Avg.National Avg.
Management, professional, and related occupations26,96337.25%36.74%33.60%
Service occupations11,33815.66%16.57%14.87%
Sales and office occupations21,05329.08%27.11%26.70%
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations890.12%0.29%0.74%
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations5,2707.28%7.55%9.47%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations7,67910.61%11.73%14.63%
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Schenectady Employment by Industry

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Industry Chart
IndustryNumberPercentNew York Avg.National Avg.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining2410.33%0.65%1.87%
Construction3,8105.26%5.17%6.80%
Manufacturing5,7657.96%10.01%14.09%
Wholesale trade2,2833.15%3.38%3.60%
Retail trade8,99412.42%10.47%11.73%
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities2,9694.10%5.49%5.19%
Information1,8742.59%4.06%3.08%
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing5,0076.92%8.79%6.87%
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services6,7489.32%10.13%9.28%
Educational, health and social services18,87326.07%24.33%19.92%
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services4,7726.59%7.29%7.86%
Other services (except public administration)3,5344.88%5.05%4.88%
Public administration7,52210.39%5.17%4.83%
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Schenectady Income

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Household Income Chart
Household IncomeNumberPercentNew York Avg.National Avg.
Households62,914100.00%7,060,105106,788,273
Less than $10,000
5,3698.53%11.47%9.86%
$10,000 to $14,999
4,2276.72%6.42%6.40%
$15,000 to $24,999
8,00912.73%11.65%12.89%
$25,000 to $34,999
8,04812.79%11.43%12.79%
$35,000 to $49,999
10,03515.95%14.83%16.44%
$50,000 to $74,999
12,95020.58%18.38%19.30%
$75,000 to $99,999
7,10911.30%10.57%10.14%
$100,000 to $149,999
4,8767.75%9.06%7.65%
$150,000 to $199,999
1,2131.93%2.87%2.18%
$200,000 or more
1,0781.71%3.33%2.35%
Median household income (dollars)$38,469.13-$45,836.75$39,349.33
Average household size2.32-2.562.58
Average income per member of household$16,599.41-$17,915.48$15,252.86
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Schenectady Commute

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Commute Chart
TypeNumberPercentNew York Avg.National Avg.
Workers 16 years and over71,160100.00%100.00%100.00%
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
57,73081.13%56.26%75.65%
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
6,4099.01%9.22%12.23%
Public transportation (including taxicab)
2,1142.97%24.43%4.73%
Walked
2,3383.29%6.23%2.94%
Other means
5750.81%0.84%1.20%
Worked at home
1,9942.80%3.02%3.25%
Mean travel time to work (minutes)21.375 minutes-28.3 minutes26.3 minutes
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Schenectady Housing

Schenectady Occupancy

Housing OccupancyNumberPercentNew York Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units68,148100.00 %7,678,244117,282,697
Occupied housing units
62,84592.22%91.90%91.00%
Owner-occupied housing units
41,93161.53%48.69%60.30%
Renter-occupied housing units
20,91430.69%43.21%30.70%
Vacant housing units
5,3037.78%8.10%9.00%
For seasonal or occasional use
2590.38%3.05%3.06%
Homeowner vacancy rate4.68%-2.22%2.21%
Rental vacancy rate7.90%-7.29%7.86%
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.46-2.642.62
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.04-2.322.45
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Structures

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Structures Chart
Structure TypeNumberPercentNew York Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units68,049100.00%--
1-unit, detached
41,20760.55%41.64%60.37%
1-unit, attached
1,7462.57%4.95%5.68%
2 units
11,86517.44%10.90%4.29%
3 or 4 units
5,0547.43%7.29%4.72%
5 to 9 units
3,0914.54%5.30%4.66%
10 to 19 units
1,9312.84%4.27%3.99%
20 or more units
2,6703.92%22.87%8.59%
Mobile home
4700.69%2.70%7.49%
Boat, RV, van, etc.
150.02%0.08%0.22%
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Schenectady Rooms

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Rooms Chart
Rooms per residence unitNumberPercentNew York Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units68,049100.00%--
1 room
5800.85%4.20%2.21%
2 rooms
1,7992.64%6.83%4.88%
3 rooms
5,8668.62%14.77%10.06%
4 rooms
8,05611.84%16.86%15.95%
5 rooms
11,14216.37%16.00%20.92%
6 rooms
16,27523.92%15.17%18.39%
7 rooms
10,57415.54%10.56%11.98%
8 rooms
7,91111.63%7.67%7.99%
9 or more rooms
5,8468.59%7.93%7.63%
Median (rooms)5.6-5.55.5
Occupants per roomNumberPercentNew York Avg.National Avg.
Occupied housing units62,791100.00%--
1.00 or less
61,84198.49%84.76%85.63%
1.01 to 1.50
6160.98%3.67%2.83%
1.51 or more
3340.53%3.48%2.54%
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Schenectady Household Heating

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Household Heating Pie Chart
Household heating fuel typeNumberPercentNew York Avg.National Avg.
Utility gas47,83270.29%47.56%46.07%
Bottled, tank, or LP gas9991.47%3.10%5.96%
Electricity5,8738.63%8.02%27.62%
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.7,51311.04%30.43%8.06%
Coal or coke110.02%0.12%0.12%
Wood3470.51%1.08%1.51%
Solar energy60.01%0.03%0.05%
Other fuel1330.20%0.96%0.35%
No fuel used770.11%0.60%1.25%
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Schenectady Property Value

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Property Pie Chart
Property TypeNumberPercentNew York Avg.National Avg.
Specified owner-occupied units36,495100.00%--
Less than $50,000
1,4694.03%5.62%10.14%
$50,000 to $99,999
17,74248.61%26.57%30.62%
$100,000 to $149,999
10,52828.85%18.26%23.60%
$150,000 to $199,999
4,57012.52%17.41%14.50%
$200,000 to $299,999
1,7624.83%18.66%11.81%
$300,000 to $499,999
3360.92%9.37%6.42%
$500,000 to $999,999
820.22%3.27%2.34%
$1,000,000 or more
60.02%0.83%0.56%
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Schenectady Mortgage Status

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Mortgage Payment Pie Chart
Mortgage paymentsNumberPercentNew York Avg.National Avg.
With a mortgage23,56164.56%67.85%69.56%
Less than $300
350.10%0.09%0.50%
$300 to $499
4061.11%1.31%3.97%
$500 to $699
1,6864.62%4.74%8.97%
$700 to $999
6,58218.04%12.92%17.28%
$1,000 to $1,499
9,70926.60%20.26%20.91%
$1,500 to $1,999
3,5669.77%14.52%9.93%
$2,000 or more
1,5774.32%14.02%7.99%
Not mortgaged12,93435.44%32.15%30.44%
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Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Mortgage payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentNew York Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent12,51134.28%31.49%36.58%
15 to 19 percent7,24419.85%17.14%17.40%
20 to 24 percent5,59915.34%14.25%13.85%
25 to 29 percent3,4829.54%10.04%9.40%
30 to 34 percent2,4266.65%6.71%6.01%
35 percent or more4,97813.64%19.65%15.91%
Not computed2550.70%0.72%0.85%
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Schenectady Rent Status

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Rent Payment Pie Chart
Rent payment amountNumberPercentNew York Avg.National Avg.
Specified renter-occupied units20,898100.00%100.00%100.00%
Less than $200
1,0134.85%5.46%5.40%
$200 to $299
9614.60%4.79%5.26%
$300 to $499
4,71722.57%15.68%22.00%
$500 to $749
9,87647.26%32.50%33.46%
$750 to $999
2,74513.14%21.19%17.03%
$1,000 to $1,499
5372.57%11.82%8.60%
$1,500 or more
1670.80%5.47%2.89%
No cash rent
8824.22%3.08%5.35%
Median (dollars)4,56321.83%30.43%44.00%
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Rent Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Rent payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentNew York Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent3,47316.62%19.14%18.07%
15 to 19 percent2,97214.22%12.83%14.26%
20 to 24 percent2,57512.32%11.39%12.73%
25 to 29 percent2,21610.60%9.78%10.37%
30 to 34 percent1,4136.76%7.13%7.32%
35 percent or more6,86232.84%33.41%29.47%
Not computed1,3876.64%6.32%7.77%

Schenectady Vehicle Usage

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Vehicle Usage Pie Chart
Vehicles per householdNumberPercentNew York Avg.National Avg.
None7,56511.12%27.26%9.57%
123,64134.74%30.34%31.22%
223,70334.83%25.10%34.76%
3 or more7,88211.58%9.21%15.45%
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