Schenectady, New York Population 2018

Schenectady, New York's estimated population is 65,625 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Schenectady, New York is the 9th largest city in New York based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 6080.95 people/mi² (2347.86 people/km²), with a household density of 1133.27 people/km² (2935.16 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 35.8 years, 35.7 years for males, and 35.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.6 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 31,676 households in the city, with an average size of 2.67 people per household. The vacancy rate was 26.5%, with a median rent of $815/month. The median house has 5.1 rooms, and has a value of $112,900.

The median income for households in Schenectady, New York is $41,243, while the mean household income is $52,966. The per capita income is $21,905, and 16.2% of families and 21.1% of individuals are below the federal poverty line. 38.3% of those under 18 are in poverty, and 10.2% of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201765,6253570.55%
201665,268-391-0.60%
201565,659-309-0.47%
201465,968160.02%
201365,952-199-0.30%
201266,151200.03%
201166,131-25-0.04%
201066,1564,3357.01%
200061,821-3,745-5.71%
199065,566-2,406-3.54%
198067,972-9,986-12.81%
197077,958-3,724-4.56%
196081,682-10,103-11.01%
195091,7854,2364.84%
194087,549-8,143-8.51%
193095,6926,9697.85%
192088,72315,89721.83%
191072,82641,144129.87%
190031,68211,78059.19%
189019,9026,24745.75%
188013,6552,62923.84%
187011,0261,44715.11%
18609,5796587.38%
18508,9212,13731.50%
18406,7842,51658.95%
18304,2683298.35%
18203,939-1,964-33.27%
18105,90361411.61%
18005,2890.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White39,014
Black or African American13,479
Some Other Race4,924
Two or More Races3,959
Asian3,834
American Indian and Alaska Native308
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander36

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Schenectady Ny Population Pyramid 2018

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Schenectady Ny Median Age

35.8


Total

35.7


Male

35.9


Female

Lancaster Adults

There are 51,712 adults in Schenectady Ny.

Schenectady Ny Age Dependency

52.1

Age Dependency Ratio

19.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Schenectady Ny Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Median Number of Rooms (per House)
5.1
Houses Without Mortgage
3,912
Houses With Mortgage
7,756
Vacancy Rate
26.5
Median Rent
815
Median Home Value
112,900
Renter-Occupied Units
11,616
Owner-Occupied Units
11,668
Total Housing Units
31,676

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Schenectady Ny for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 6.2% and the labor force participation rate is 61.5%.

Schenectady Ny Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size
2.67
Average Family Size
3.86
Total Households
23284
Married Couple Households
7504
Male Householder (no wife) Families
1075
Female Householder (no husband) Families
3232
Non Family Households
11473
Total Families
11811
Households With Own Children
4850
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex)
6.9
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex)
0.3

Schenectady Ny Income Distribution

Indicator Value
Under $10,000
2,022
$10,000 to $14,999
2,237
$15,000 to $24,999
3,241
$25,000 to $34,999
2,666
$35,000 to $49,999
3,572
$50,000 to $74,999
4,119
$75,000 to $99,999
2,620
$100,000 to $149,999
2,013
$150,000 to $199,999
501
Over $200,000
293

Schenectady Ny Household Income

Income

Median

Mean

Schenectady Ny

New York

$41,243

$60,741

$52,966

$89,397

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Schenectady Ny Education Data

Schenectady Ny Educational Attainment (over 25)

Indicator Value Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade
2,8086.42%
9th to 12th Grade
4,2179.64%
High School Graduate
15,02034.32%
Some College
7,92418.11%
Associates Degree
4,56910.44%
Bachelors Degree
5,82013.30%
Graduate Degree
3,4017.77%