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Housing
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Affordability
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Diversity
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Safety
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Amenities
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Education
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Commute
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Schenectady, New York Info Snack

Schenectady /sknktdi/ (ski-NEK-t-dee) is a city in Schenectady County, New York, United States, of which it is the county seat. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 66,135. The name "Schenectady" is derived from a Mohawk word skahnéhtati meaning "beyond the pines". The city was founded on the south side of the Mohawk River by Dutch colonists in the 17th century, many from the Albany area. They were prohibited from the fur trade by the Albany monopoly, which kept its control after the English takeover in 1664. Residents of the new village developed farms on strip plots along the river.
Population
65,705
Unemployment
9.3%
Poverty
21.0%
Median Home
$110,800
Median Income
$43,174
Median Rent
$854

1 Reviews & Comments About Schenectady

Overall User Rating
5.0
/5

01/21/2019

Schenectady NY downtown is booming! Proctors, new casino, brand new beautiful rail station, plentiful parking, and restaurants and bars filled every weekend downtown.

A trip through downtown on state street and erie blvd reveals traffic and lots of mixed use buildings going up. Thats not to say neighborhoods dont have their challenges, but neighborhood clean ups should be a concerted effort by the stakeholders who live there.

Rankings for Schenectady in New York

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Map Of Schenectady, NY

Population over time in Schenectady

Year Population % Change
2017 65,705 0.2%
2016 65,554 -0.3%
2015 65,735 -0.5%
2014 66,055 0.1%
2013 65,990 0.1%
2012 65,921 0.3%
2011 65,702 0.5%
2010 65,366 -

Crime in Schenectady Per 100k

Crime Schenectady NY USA
Violent Crime 891.7 356.7 382.9
Murder 3.1 2.8 5.3
Robbery 217.9 101.3 98.0
Aggravated Assault 581.1 220.8 248.9
Property Crime 3178.8 1514.2 2362.0
Burglary 537.8 176.3 430.4
Larceny 2370.6 1270.3 1694.0
Car Theft 270.4 67.6 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Schenectady

White
54.7% (35,940)
African American
19.4% (12,738)
American Indian
0.4% (293)
Asian
6.1% (4,008)
Hawaiian
0.0% (23)
Other
4.8% (3,180)
Two Or More
4.2% (2,777)
Hispanic
10.3% (6,746)
Race Schenectady NY USA
White 54.7% 55.9% 61.5%
African American 19.4% 14.4% 12.3%
American Indian 0.4% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 6.1% 8.3% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 4.8% 0.5% 0.2%
Two Or More 4.2% 1.8% 2.3%
Hispanic 10.3% 18.8% 17.6%

Household Income For Schenectady, New York

Less than $10,000
7.9% (519,069)
$10,000 to $14,999
8.9% (584,774)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.7% (900,158)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.0% (722,755)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.2% (998,716)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.7% (1,162,978)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.6% (762,178)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.8% (643,909)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.0% (197,115)
$200,000 or more
1.2% (78,846)
Income Schenectady NY USA
Less than $10,000 7.9% 7.1% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 8.9% 5.3% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.7% 9.1% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.0% 8.5% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.2% 11.3% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.7% 15.9% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.6% 11.9% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.8% 15.0% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.0% 7.2% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 1.2% 8.9% 6.3%

Gender in Schenectady

Female
51.6% (33,936)
Male
48.4% (31,768)
Gender Schenectady NY USA
Female 51.6% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 48.4% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Schenectady for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.9% (3,870)
9-12th Grade
10.2% (6,692)
High School / GED
33.6% (22,054)
Some College
17.4% (11,400)
Associate's Degree
10.7% (7,039)
Bachelor's Degree
14.3% (9,406)
Master's Degree
6.1% (3,983)
Professional Degree
0.9% (576)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (680)
Education Schenectady NY USA
< 9th Grade 5.9% 6.5% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 10.2% 7.4% 7.2%
High School / GED 33.6% 26.3% 27.3%
Some College 17.4% 15.9% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 10.7% 8.7% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 14.3% 19.9% 19.1%
Master's Degree 6.1% 11.1% 8.4%
Professional Degree 0.9% 2.8% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.5% 1.4%

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