Rensselaer County, New York's estimated population is 157,007 with a growth rate of -0.36% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Rensselaer County, New York is the 22nd largest county in New York. The 2010 Population was 159,340 and has seen a growth of -1.46% since this time.
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.58%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 66.16%.
92.45% of Rensselaer County, New York residents speak only English, while 7.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.56% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Rensselaer County, New York is Black, with 25.98% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Rensselaer County, New York is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.28%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Rensselaer County, New York
94.75% of Rensselaer County, New York residents were born in the United States, with 77.52% having been born in New York. 2.71% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.