Living in Watervliet, NY

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Watervliet SnackAbility

8
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
7
Affordability
5
Diversity
8.5
Safety
5
Amenities
9
Education
7
Commute
9

Watervliet, NY Crime Report

261
Total Crimes
2,580.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
0.47%
Above National Average

Watervliet, NY Cost Of Living

98
Watervliet's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average

Watervliet, New York Info Snack

Watervliet (/wtrvlit/ waw-tr-VLEET or /wtrvlit/ waw-tr-v-LEET) is a city in Albany County in the U.S. state of New York. The population was 10,254 as of the 2010 census. Watervliet is north of Albany, the capital of the state, and is bordered on the north, west, and south by the town of Colonie. The city is also known as "the Arsenal City".
Population
10,120
Unemployment
4.9%
Poverty
17.7%
Median Home
$145,300
Median Income
$43,176
Median Rent
$867

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Map Of Watervliet, NY

Population over time in Watervliet

Year Population % Change
2017 10,120 -0.8%
2016 10,201 -0.1%
2015 10,207 -0.3%
2014 10,241 -0.1%
2013 10,250 0.0%
2012 10,249 -0.1%
2011 10,259 -0.3%
2010 10,291 -0.2%
2009 10,313 -
Crime/100k Watervliet NY USA
Violent Crime 355.9 350.5 368.9
Murder 0.0 2.9 5.0
Robbery 49.4 93.1 86.2
Aggravated Assault 276.8 220.9 246.8
Property Crime 2224.4 1440.5 2199.5
Burglary 375.7 159.3 376.0
Larceny 1809.2 1214.0 1594.6
Car Theft 39.5 67.2 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Watervliet

White
73.6% (7,451)
African American
10.6% (1,072)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
4.0% (404)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
3.8% (386)
Hispanic
8.0% (807)
Race Watervliet NY USA
White 73.6% 55.9% 61.1%
African American 10.6% 14.3% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 4.0% 8.2% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.5% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.8% 1.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 8.0% 18.9% 17.8%

Household Income For Watervliet, New York

Less than $10,000
5.5% (55,363)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.8% (69,097)
$15,000 to $24,999
16.6% (168,022)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.0% (121,671)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.2% (143,774)
$50,000 to $74,999
21.5% (218,022)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.0% (110,942)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.3% (94,418)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.2% (22,531)
$200,000 or more
0.8% (8,154)
Income Watervliet NY USA
Less than $10,000 5.5% 6.7% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.8% 5.2% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 16.6% 8.8% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.0% 8.2% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.2% 10.9% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 21.5% 15.6% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.0% 11.9% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.3% 15.4% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.2% 7.6% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 0.8% 9.7% 7.0%

Gender in Watervliet

Female
53.6% (5,423)
Male
46.4% (4,697)
Gender Watervliet NY USA
Female 53.6% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 46.4% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Watervliet for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (404)
9-12th Grade
8.0% (809)
High School / GED
32.0% (3,238)
Some College
21.0% (2,125)
Associate's Degree
13.0% (1,315)
Bachelor's Degree
15.0% (1,518)
Master's Degree
6.0% (607)
Professional Degree
1.0% (101)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Watervliet NY USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 6.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 8.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 32.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 21.0% 16.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 13.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 15.0% 20.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 11.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 2.0% 1.0%

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