Schenectady County, New York Population 2018

Schenectady County, New York's estimated population is 155,565 with a growth rate of 0.38% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Schenectady County, New York is the 22nd largest county in New York.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017155,239-326-0.21%
2017155,5655930.38%
2016154,972-117-0.08%
2015155,089-251-0.16%
2014155,3401120.07%
2013155,228600.04%
2012155,1682280.15%
2011154,940640.04%
2010154,8765,5913.75%
1990149,285-661-0.44%
1980149,946-11,033-6.85%
1970160,9798,0835.29%
1960152,89610,3997.30%
1950142,49720,00316.33%
1940122,494-2,527-2.02%
1930125,02115,65814.32%
1920109,36321,12823.95%
191088,23541,38388.33%
190046,85217,05557.24%
189029,7976,25926.59%
188023,5382,19110.26%
187021,3471,3456.72%
186020,002-52-0.26%
185020,0542,66715.34%
184017,3875,04040.82%
183012,347-734-5.61%
182013,0812,88028.23%
181010,2010.00%

Schenectady County, New York Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White120,704
Black or African American16,008
Asian7,281
Two or More Races5,450
Some Other Race5,375
American Indian and Alaska Native383
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander38

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Schenectady County, New York Population Pyramid 2018

1,0002,0003,0004,0005,0006,000 Male Population1,0002,0003,0004,0005,0006,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Schenectady County, New York Median Age

39.8


Total

38.2


Male

41.5


Female

Schenectady County, New York Adults

There are 121,478 adults, (25,120 of whom are seniors) in Schenectady County, New York.

Schenectady County, New York Age Dependency

61.1

Age Dependency Ratio

26.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35

Child Dependency Ratio

Schenectady County, New York Sex Ratio

Female

79,702

51.34%

Male

75,537

48.66%

Schenectady County, New York Households and Families

Schenectady County, New York Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Schenectady County, New York Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.2%12.8%
All67.8%32.2%
Male56.4%43.6%
Non Family51.2%48.8%
Female50.6%49.4%

67.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Schenectady County, New York Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All53,8252.867.8
Married24,7213.5487.2
Non Family20,9391.2851.2
Female6,2054.450.6
Male1,9604.5856.4

3.67

Average Family Size

2.8

Average Household Size

5.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Schenectady County, New York Households

Schenectady County, New York Education

Schenectady County, New York Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,7663.53%
9th to 12th Grade6,6876.26%
High School Graduate31,53729.55%
Some College18,21817.07%
Associates Degree13,65012.79%
Bachelors Degree18,51517.35%
Graduate Degree14,36613.46%

Schenectady County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White84,56478,88727,504
Black8,8207,4521,884
Hispanic5,1934,046868
Asian4,5723,7442,325
Other Race3,4982,246334
Multiple Races2,0651,507268
Native American26119071
Islander3815

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.29%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 50.85%.

Schenectady County, New York Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,615$43,190$33,745
Less Than High School$22,628$26,571$18,565
High School Grad$27,384$31,371$23,143
Some College$36,214$41,366$32,896
Bachelors Degree$50,222$61,598$43,166
Graduate Degree$67,484$85,736$57,078

$38,615

Average Earnings

$43,190

Average Male

$33,745

Average Female

Schenectady County, New York Language

Schenectady County, New York Language by Age

Schenectady County, New York Language

89.83% of Schenectady County, New York residents speak only English, while 10.17% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 4.51% of the population.

Schenectady County, New York Poverty

Schenectady County, New York Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White111,7059,5668.56%
Black15,6114,67929.97%
Hispanic10,1153,00929.75%
Multiple5,18596218.55%
Other5,35193717.51%
Asian7,04281211.53%
Native38311329.50%
Islander382360.53%

12.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.10%

Male Poverty Rate

13.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Schenectady County, New York

The race most likely to be in poverty in Schenectady County, New York is Islander, with 60.53% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Schenectady County, New York is White, with 8.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.73%.

Schenectady County, New York Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.87%
High School12.49%
Some College9.52%
Bachelors or Greater3.59%

Schenectady County, New York Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed30.45%
Female Unemployed25.46%
Female Employed5.27%
Male Employed3.38%

Schenectady County, New York Income

Schenectady County, New York Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$61,315$77,444
Families$80,122$94,416
Married Families$93,298$109,101
Non Families$36,405$48,629

Schenectady County, New York Marital Status

Schenectady County, New York Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.8%

Male Marriage Rate

41.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Schenectady County, New York Married by Age and Sex

Schenectady County, New York Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Schenectady County, New York Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Schenectady County, New York Veterans

Schenectady County, New York Veterans by War

8,967

Number of Veterans

8,203

Male Veterans

764

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam2,804
First Gulf War1,358
Second Gulf War1,230
Korea1,058
World War II912

Schenectady County, New York Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+2,811
65 to 742,050
35 to 541,980
55 to 641,475
18 to 34651

Schenectady County, New York Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White8,1868.38%
Black4864.43%
Hispanic2543.91%
Asian1142.12%
Other982.30%
2 or More833.04%

Schenectady County, New York Veterans by Education

5.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Schenectady County, New York Employment Status

Schenectady County, New York Employment by Age

62.9%

Labor Force Participation

58.2%

Employment Rate

7.3%

Unemployment Rate

Schenectady County, New York Employment by Race

Schenectady County, New York Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Schenectady County, New York

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Schenectady6613264913-1219-1.84%
Scotia77257664-61-0.79%
Delanson37737920.53%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990