Schenectady County, New York Population 2018

Schenectady County, New York's estimated population is 155,565 with a growth rate of 0.46% 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
2017155,5657200.46%
2016154,845-127-0.08%
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
White120,729
Black or African American15,486
Asian6,900
Two or More Races5,870
Some Other Race5,454
American Indian and Alaska Native355
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander51

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

Schenectady County, New York Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Schenectady County, New York Median Age

39.9


Total

38.3


Male

41.5


Female

Schenectady County, New York Adults

There are 120,934 adults, (24,311 of which are seniors) in Schenectady County, New York.

Schenectady County, New York Age Dependency

60.4

Age Dependency Ratio

25.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Schenectady County, New York Sex Ratio

Female

79,462

51.32%

Male

75,383

48.68%

Schenectady County, New York Households and Families

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

Schenectady County, New York Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.8%12.2%
All67.2%32.8%
Male55.5%44.5%
Female49.5%50.5%
Non Family49.4%50.6%

67.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Schenectady County, New York Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All55,0272.7367.2
Married25,2113.587.8
Non Family21,7881.2549.4
Female6,0944.3249.5
Male1,9344.555.5

3.61

Average Family Size

2.73

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 Grade4,0453.81%
9th to 12th Grade6,3245.96%
High School Graduate31,47329.65%
Some College19,00117.90%
Associates Degree12,83512.09%
Bachelors Degree17,76916.74%
Graduate Degree14,68913.84%

Schenectady County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White84,46578,79327,604
Black8,7247,4141,588
Hispanic5,0533,896747
Asian4,3083,5572,144
Other Race3,4412,075257
Multiple Races2,1501,535351
Native American24918577
Islander5115

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.28%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 49.77%.

Schenectady County, New York Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,967$42,986$32,488
Less Than High School$21,696$26,606$15,683
High School Grad$27,092$31,551$22,747
Some College$35,806$42,044$31,875
Bachelors Degree$50,328$61,568$45,245
Graduate Degree$65,723$82,670$56,034

$37,967

Average Earnings

$42,986

Average Male

$32,488

Average Female

Schenectady County, New York Language

Schenectady County, New York Language by Age

Schenectady County, New York Language

89.44% of Schenectady County, New York residents speak only English, while 10.56% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 4.48% of the population.

Schenectady County, New York Poverty

Schenectady County, New York Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White112,1648,8487.89%
Black15,0944,56630.25%
Hispanic9,8793,19732.36%
Other5,4171,35625.03%
Multiple5,58797217.40%
Asian6,6916329.45%
Native3479126.22%
Islander513670.59%

11.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.83%

Male Poverty Rate

13.04%

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 70.59% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Schenectady County, New York is White, with 7.89% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.96%.

Schenectady County, New York Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.66%
High School11.81%
Some College9.63%
Bachelors or Greater3.32%

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

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed30.92%
Female Unemployed26.49%
Female Employed4.88%
Male Employed3.40%

Schenectady County, New York Income

Schenectady County, New York Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$59,959$74,602
Families$78,491$92,069
Married Families$90,713$105,136
Non Families$34,775$45,722

Schenectady County, New York Marital Status

Schenectady County, New York Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.9%

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 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Schenectady County, New York Marital Status by Race

Schenectady County, New York Veterans

Schenectady County, New York Veterans by War

8,874

Number of Veterans

8,329

Male Veterans

545

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam2,724
First Gulf War1,248
World War II1,118
Korea1,082
Second Gulf War1,043

Schenectady County, New York Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+2,844
35 to 542,024
65 to 741,973
55 to 641,497
18 to 34536

Schenectady County, New York Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White8,0068.19%
Black5645.29%
Hispanic1842.90%
2 or More1344.74%
Asian931.84%
Other701.67%
Indian72.63%

Schenectady County, New York Veterans by Education

5.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.89%

Veteran Disability Rate

Schenectady County, New York Employment Status

Schenectady County, New York Employment by Age

64%

Labor Force Participation

59.2%

Employment Rate

7.4%

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