Schenectady, NY
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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:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated May 2020.

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 5.83
5 To 17 14.30
18 To 24 11.53
25 To 34 16.08
35 To 54 25.59
55 To 64 12.98
65 Years And Over 13.68

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
ATTENDING COLLEGE 7.6
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES 84.2
COLLEGE GRADUATES 21.9

Income

 

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
Schenectady 24059 20577.90339031979 #EE2025
USA 31177 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
Schenectady 44826 20733.5411781031 #EE2025
USA 57652 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
18.4%

Employment Industries in Schenectady

 
INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Healthcare 18.4
Retail 13.2
Education 10.5
Accommodation 7.2
Public Service 7.0
Manufacturing 6.7
Transportation 5.5
Professional, scientific, and technical services 4.7
Other 4.4
Administration 4.3
Construction 4.2
Finance 3.5
Arts 2.6
Real estate 2.6
Wholesale 2.2
Information Technology 2.1

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
% of Residents
White 53.6
Black Or African American 19.3
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.4
Asian 6.3
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.1
Other Race / Two or More Races 10.0
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 10.4

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
Italian 13.3
Irish 12.7
German 8.7
Polish 5.2
English 5.2
Guyanese 4.7
French 4.0
Dutch 1.3
French Canadian 1.1
Scottish 1.0
European 1.0
Russian 0.9
Trinidadian and Tobagonian 0.6
Welsh 0.6
Hungarian 0.5
Jamaican 0.5
Lithuanian 0.5
Haitian 0.5
British 0.4
Swedish 0.4

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 87.3
Spanish 4.7
French 1.5
Chinese 0.9
Urdu 0.8
Other Indo-European 0.8
Langs. of India 0.7
French Creole 0.7
Italian 0.7
Arabic 0.6
Polish 0.4
German/Yiddish 0.2
African languages 0.2
Tagalog 0.2
Slavic languages 0.2
Other Asian languages 0.1
Vietnamese 0.1
Native American languages 0.1
Russian 0.1
West Germanic languages 0.1

Foreign Born Schenectady Residents:
16.7%