Rensselaer SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8
Diversity
8.5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
8

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Rensselaer, New York Info Snack

Rensselaer /rnslr/ is a city in Rensselaer County, New York, United States, and is located on the Hudson River directly opposite Albany. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 9,392. Rensselaer is on the west border of the county. Earliest settlement occurred as early as 1628. The city has a rich industrial history stretching back to the 19th century, when it became a major railroad hub, a distinction which it maintains as the location of the 14th busiest Amtrak station. It was one of the earliest locations of the dye industry in the United States, and the first American location for the production of Aspirin.
Population
9,290
Unemployment
7.0%
Poverty
14.2%
Median Home
$132,700
Median Income
$55,449
Median Rent
$930

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Map Of Rensselaer, NY

Population over time in Rensselaer

Year Population % Change
2017 9,290 -0.9%
2016 9,375 -0.6%
2015 9,435 -0.7%
2014 9,502 0.3%
2013 9,476 0.3%
2012 9,451 0.8%
2011 9,378 1.2%
2010 9,267 1.1%
2009 9,162 -

Race / Ethnicity in Rensselaer

White
74.1% (6,886)
African American
5.3% (489)
American Indian
0.1% (9)
Asian
7.0% (649)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.1% (7)
Two Or More
6.1% (563)
Hispanic
7.4% (687)
Race Rensselaer NY USA
White 74.1% 55.9% 61.1%
African American 5.3% 14.3% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 7.0% 8.2% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.5% 0.2%
Two Or More 6.1% 1.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 7.4% 18.9% 17.8%

Household Income For Rensselaer, New York

Less than $10,000
7.0% (65,113)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.9% (35,948)
$15,000 to $24,999
9.4% (87,496)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.1% (103,096)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.6% (107,844)
$50,000 to $74,999
22.7% (210,715)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.1% (112,140)
$100,000 to $149,999
12.1% (112,592)
$150,000 to $199,999
8.3% (77,548)
$200,000 or more
1.8% (16,504)
Income Rensselaer NY USA
Less than $10,000 7.0% 673.0% 633.5%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.9% 517.2% 460.0%
$15,000 to $24,999 9.4% 880.8% 931.0%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.1% 823.0% 928.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.6% 1090.5% 1263.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 22.7% 1559.3% 1746.4%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.1% 1187.0% 1247.6%
$100,000 to $149,999 12.1% 1537.1% 1464.4%
$150,000 to $199,999 8.3% 757.8% 627.5%
$200,000 or more 1.8% 974.2% 697.9%

Gender in Rensselaer

Female
50.4% (4,684)
Male
49.6% (4,606)
Gender Rensselaer NY USA
Female 50.4% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 49.6% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Rensselaer for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.0% (464)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (650)
High School / GED
35.0% (3,251)
Some College
16.0% (1,486)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (743)
Bachelor's Degree
16.0% (1,486)
Master's Degree
10.0% (929)
Professional Degree
1.0% (92)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (185)
Education Rensselaer NY USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 6.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 35.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 16.0% 16.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 16.0% 20.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 10.0% 11.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 2.0% 1.0%

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