Rensselaer, NY
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Rensselaer, New York Info Snack

Population
9,259
Unemployment
6.6%
Poverty
13.8%
Median Home
$143,300
Median Income
$55,912
Median Rent
$965

Rensselaer SnackAbility

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

Rensselaer, NY Cost Of Living

97
Rensselaer's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Rensselaer New York National Average
Overall 97 117 100
Services 106 108 100
Groceries 115 108 100
Health 102 101 100
Housing 78 145 100
Transportation 100 102 100
Utilities 100 97 100

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Rankings for Rensselaer in New York

Map Of Rensselaer, NY

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Population over time in Rensselaer

Year Population % Change
2019 9,259 -0.3%
2018 9,290 -0.9%
2017 9,375 -0.6%
2016 9,435 -0.7%
2015 9,502 0.3%
2014 9,476 0.3%
2013 9,451 0.8%
2012 9,378 1.2%
2011 9,267 1.1%
2010 9,162 -

Race / Ethnicity in Rensselaer

White
76.2% (7,052)
African American
5.3% (492)
American Indian
0.3% (25)
Asian
6.7% (618)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.1% (8)
Two Or More
5.3% (487)
Hispanic
6.2% (577)
Race Rensselaer NY USA
White 76.2% 55.6% 60.7%
African American 5.3% 14.3% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 6.7% 8.3% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.5% 0.2%
Two Or More 5.3% 2.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 6.2% 19.0% 18.0%

Gender in Rensselaer

Female
48.8% (4,518)
Male
51.2% (4,741)
Gender Rensselaer NY USA
Female 48.8% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 51.2% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Rensselaer for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.0% (462)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (648)
High School / GED
34.0% (3,148)
Some College
14.0% (1,296)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (833)
Bachelor's Degree
20.0% (1,851)
Master's Degree
9.0% (833)
Professional Degree
2.0% (185)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Rensselaer NY USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 34.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 14.0% 16.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 20.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 9.0% 12.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Rensselaer, New York

Less than $10,000
6.4% (58,978)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.7% (34,457)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.0% (74,410)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.2% (112,883)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.6% (116,900)
$50,000 to $74,999
21.4% (198,497)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.9% (128,738)
$100,000 to $149,999
14.2% (131,274)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.5% (51,157)
$200,000 or more
2.0% (18,602)
Income Rensselaer NY USA
Less than $10,000 6.4% 6.6% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.7% 4.8% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.0% 8.5% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.2% 7.9% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.6% 10.6% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 21.4% 15.2% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.9% 12.0% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 14.2% 15.7% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.5% 8.1% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 2.0% 10.7% 7.7%

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