Rensselaer, NY
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Rensselaer, New York Info Snack

Population
9,223
Unemployment
5.4%
Poverty
14.2%
Median Home
$155,200
Median Income
$56,347
Median Rent
$931

Rensselaer SnackAbility

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

Rensselaer, NY Cost Of Living

100
Rensselaer's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Rensselaer New York National Average
Overall 100 119 100
Services 108 112 100
Groceries 113 110 100
Health 103 102 100
Housing 76 144 100
Transportation 104 105 100
Utilities 100 99 100

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Map Of Rensselaer, NY

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Population over time in Rensselaer

Year Population % Change
2020 9,223 -0.7%
2019 9,290 -0.9%
2018 9,375 -0.6%
2017 9,435 -0.7%
2016 9,502 0.3%
2015 9,476 0.3%
2014 9,451 0.8%
2013 9,378 1.2%
2012 9,267 1.1%
2011 9,162 -

Race / Ethnicity in Rensselaer

White
75.2% (6,932)
African American
4.6% (426)
American Indian
0.2% (21)
Asian
9.1% (835)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.2% (23)
Two Or More
4.6% (422)
Hispanic
6.1% (564)
Race Rensselaer NY USA
White 75.2% 55.2% 60.1%
African American 4.6% 14.0% 12.2%
American Indian 0.2% 0.2% 0.6%
Asian 9.1% 8.5% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.6% 0.3%
Two Or More 4.6% 2.4% 2.8%
Hispanic 6.1% 19.1% 18.2%

Gender in Rensselaer

Female
48.2% (4,444)
Male
51.8% (4,779)
Gender Rensselaer NY USA
Female 48.2% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 51.8% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Rensselaer for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.0% (461)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (553)
High School / GED
32.0% (2,951)
Some College
18.0% (1,660)
Associate's Degree
10.0% (922)
Bachelor's Degree
18.0% (1,660)
Master's Degree
9.0% (830)
Professional Degree
2.0% (184)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Rensselaer NY USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 6.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 32.0% 25.0% 27.0%
Some College 18.0% 15.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 10.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 18.0% 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
7.2% (66,588)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.2% (29,594)
$15,000 to $24,999
7.7% (71,450)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.0% (74,198)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.3% (140,786)
$50,000 to $74,999
23.2% (213,927)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.8% (126,834)
$100,000 to $149,999
15.0% (138,672)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.5% (41,221)
$200,000 or more
2.1% (19,025)
Income Rensselaer NY USA
Less than $10,000 7.2% 6.4% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.2% 4.6% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 7.7% 8.1% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.0% 7.6% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.3% 10.4% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 23.2% 15.1% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.8% 12.0% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 15.0% 16.0% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.5% 8.4% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 2.1% 11.5% 8.3%

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