Schenectady County Population 2018

Schenectady County'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 is the 22nd largest county in New York.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
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 Population Growth

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Schenectady County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White122,98879.06%
Black or African American17,72211.39%
Asian7,1744.61%
Two or More Races5,5303.55%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,0360.67%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3080.20%

Schenectady County Population Pyramid

0k1k2k3k4k5k6k Male Population0k1k2k3k4k5k6k Female Population8580757065605550454035302520151050
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