Living in Schenectady, NY

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Schenectady, New York Info Snack

Population
65,334
Unemployment
9.2%
Poverty
19.4%
Median Home
$108,700
Median Income
$45,438
Median Rent
$904

Schenectady SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
6
Affordability
7
Diversity
10
Safety
4
Amenities
10
Education
6
Commute
8.5

Schenectady, NY Crime Report

2,298
Total Crimes
3,508.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
41.65%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Schenectady
/ 100k People
New York
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 2,298 3,508.2 1,731.9 2,476.7
Violent Crime 528 806.1 358.6 366.7
Murder 3 4.6 2.9 5.0
Robbery 133 203.0 92.9 81.6
Aggravated Assault 336 512.9 229.0 250.2
Property Crime 1,770 2,702.1 1,373.3 2,109.9
Burglary 248 378.6 141.9 340.5
Larceny 1,392 2,125.1 1,166.1 1,549.5
Car Theft 130 198.5 65.3 219.9

Schenectady, NY Cost Of Living

95
Schenectady's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Schenectady New York National Average
Overall 95 117 100
Services 106 108 100
Groceries 115 108 100
Health 102 101 100
Housing 69 145 100
Transportation 100 102 100
Utilities 100 97 100

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Rankings for Schenectady in New York

Map Of Schenectady, NY

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Population over time in Schenectady

Year Population % Change
2019 65,334 -0.2%
2018 65,482 -0.3%
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 -

Race / Ethnicity in Schenectady

White
52.5% (34,309)
African American
19.0% (12,407)
American Indian
0.5% (306)
Asian
5.9% (3,873)
Hawaiian
0.1% (74)
Other
4.9% (3,210)
Two Or More
6.3% (4,115)
Hispanic
10.8% (7,040)
Race Schenectady NY USA
White 52.5% 55.6% 60.7%
African American 19.0% 14.3% 12.3%
American Indian 0.5% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 5.9% 8.3% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 4.9% 0.5% 0.2%
Two Or More 6.3% 2.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 10.8% 19.0% 18.0%

Gender in Schenectady

Female
51.0% (33,321)
Male
49.0% (32,013)
Gender Schenectady NY USA
Female 51.0% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 49.0% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Schenectady for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
6.0% (3,920)
9-12th Grade
10.0% (6,533)
High School / GED
34.0% (22,213)
Some College
16.0% (10,453)
Associate's Degree
12.0% (7,840)
Bachelor's Degree
14.0% (9,146)
Master's Degree
6.0% (3,920)
Professional Degree
1.0% (653)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (653)
Education Schenectady NY USA
< 9th Grade 6.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 10.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 34.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 16.0% 16.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 12.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 14.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 12.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Schenectady, New York

Less than $10,000
7.6% (497,791)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.7% (504,947)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.4% (812,667)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.3% (736,524)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.0% (979,838)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.5% (1,140,138)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.3% (739,387)
$100,000 to $149,999
12.0% (781,752)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.6% (236,157)
$200,000 or more
1.6% (104,195)
Income Schenectady NY USA
Less than $10,000 7.6% 6.6% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.7% 4.8% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.4% 8.5% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.3% 7.9% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.0% 10.6% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.5% 15.2% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.3% 12.0% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 12.0% 15.7% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.6% 8.1% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 1.6% 10.7% 7.7%

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