Schenectady, NY
Demographic Data



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Schenectady Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

Schenectady Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
65,575

Age

PEOPLE OF New York DETAILS
Under 5 Years 5.75
5 To 17 14.96
18 To 24 11.99
25 To 34 15.30
35 To 54 25.88
55 To 64 12.71
65 Years And Over 13.41

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
ATTENDING COLLEGE 8.0
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES 83.9
COLLEGE GRADUATES 22.3

Income

 

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
Schenectady 22874 19564.361035378643 #EE2025
USA 31177 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
Schenectady 43174 19969.435301463956 #EE2025
USA 57652 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
21.0%

Employment Industries in Schenectady

 
INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Healthcare 18.2
Retail 14.4
Education 10.6
Accommodation 8.6
Public Service 6.9
Manufacturing 6.4
Professional, scientific, and technical services 4.8
Transportation 4.7
Other 4.6
Administration 4.6
Finance 3.9
Construction 3.8
Wholesale 2.3

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
% of Residents
White 54.7
Black Or African American 19.4
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.4
Asian 6.1
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.0
Other Race / Two or More Races 9.1
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 10.3

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
Italian 13.9
Irish 11.7
German 9.7
Guyanese 5.5
Polish 5.5
English 5.4
French 4.8
Dutch 2.0
French Canadian 1.0
Scottish 0.9
European 0.8
African 0.7
Russian 0.7
Welsh 0.6
Lithuanian 0.5
Swedish 0.4
Jamaican 0.4
British 0.4
Hungarian 0.3
Ukrainian 0.3

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 87.4
Spanish 4.8
French 1.3
Chinese 1.2
Italian 0.8
Other Indo-European 0.8
Urdu 0.8
Arabic 0.7
French Creole 0.7
Langs. of India 0.5
Slavic languages 0.4
Polish 0.3
African languages 0.3
Tagalog 0.2
German/Yiddish 0.2
Other Asian languages 0.1
Native American languages 0.1
Vietnamese 0.1
West Germanic languages 0.1
Korean 0.1

Foreign Born Schenectady Residents:
15.9%