Latest Data (2017)
Population 9,264
Nationwide Rank 3207

Quick Facts

Rensselaer, New York is the 3,207th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Rensselaer, New York is a city.

Rensselaer, New York is currently 1.4% smaller than it was in 2010, the year of its peak recorded population.

Rensselaer, New York is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 65% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Rensselaer, New York Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
3197 Hondo, Texas 9,305 17.6%
3198 Victoria, Minnesota 9,305 100.3%
3199 Morehead City, North Carolina 9,303 17.9%
3200 Fairview, Oregon 9,302 21.5%
3201 Versailles, Kentucky 9,292 17.5%
3202 Saline, Michigan 9,291 15.0%
3203 Lock Haven, Pennsylvania 9,284 1.5%
3204 Hartland, Wisconsin 9,279 16.0%
3205 Lynwood, Illinois 9,279 16.0%
3206 Middletown, Pennsylvania 9,270 1.8%
3207 Rensselaer, New York 9,264 17.5%
3208 Leonia, New Jersey 9,262 3.9%
3209 Valley, Alabama 9,259 -2.8%
3210 College Place, Washington 9,258 17.4%
3211 Ecorse, Michigan 9,226 -17.8%
3212 Molalla, Oregon 9,218 60.0%
3213 Manor, Texas 9,217 518.1%
3214 Detroit Lakes, Minnesota 9,216 19.8%
3215 Liberty, Texas 9,215 12.1%
3216 Lowell, Arkansas 9,215 68.7%
3217 Melissa, Texas 9,212 568.5%

Similarly Sized Cities In New York

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1976 Scarsdale 18,079 1.2%
1990 Lackawanna 17,934 -5.7%
1996 Amsterdam 17,844 -2.5%
2037 Oswego 17,465 -3.4%
2050 Massapequa Park 17,266 -1.3%
2074 Cohoes 16,875 8.2%
2161 Floral Park 16,103 0.8%
2174 Rye 16,009 6.9%
2230 Westbury 15,493 7.7%
2255 Kenmore 15,217 -7.1%
2257 Depew 15,193 -8.3%
2278 Gloversville 14,951 -2.6%
2282 Tonawanda 14,904 -7.4%
2298 Mastic Beach 14,762
2303 Batavia 14,661 -9.6%
2323 Johnson City 14,508 -6.2%
2329 Glens Falls 14,439 0.7%
2345 Beacon 14,289 -3.2%
2365 Oneonta 14,057 6.1%
2424 Olean 13,711 -10.4%
2540 Geneva 12,886 -5.0%
2553 Endicott 12,828 -1.2%
2602 Patchogue 12,489 4.6%
2651 Haverstraw 12,216 20.8%
2663 Babylon 12,145 -3.7%
2712 Dunkirk 11,848 -9.5%
2764 Tarrytown 11,572 3.8%
2804 Fulton 11,324 -4.3%
2836 Lake Grove 11,155 8.5%
2840 Dobbs Ferry 11,147 4.4%
2850 Woodbury 11,075 24.9%
2863 Mount Kisco 10,998 9.8%
2864 Oneida 10,997 0.1%
2865 Suffern 10,995 0.4%
2906 Corning 10,709 -1.0%
2912 Ogdensburg 10,687 -13.3%
2940 Fredonia 10,567 -1.1%
2980 West Haverstraw 10,388 0.7%
2987 Massena 10,368 -7.2%
3002 Great Neck 10,303 7.8%
3008 Canandaigua 10,289 -9.6%
3023 Sleepy Hollow 10,218 10.8%
3028 Lancaster 10,179 -8.7%
3036 Watervliet 10,131 2.3%
3073 New Hyde Park 9,953 4.3%
3093 East Rockaway 9,863 -4.8%
3127 Hamburg 9,696 -3.8%
3129 Potsdam 9,688 1.7%
3150 Rye Brook 9,589 10.4%
3158 Amityville 9,524 0.7%
3207 Rensselaer 9,264 17.5%
3243 Farmingdale 9,094 8.1%
3286 Newark 8,919 -7.8%
3297 Airmont 8,888 13.4%
3376 Monroe 8,630 10.3%
3377 Port Jervis 8,630 -2.6%
3379 Malverne 8,613 -3.6%
3420 New Square 8,451 94.1%
3470 Johnstown 8,314 -3.4%
3474 Brockport 8,299 2.5%
3494 Croton-on-Hudson 8,258 8.3%
3505 Hornell 8,212 -10.1%
3521 Geneseo 8,165 7.5%
3527 Chestnut Ridge 8,156 4.0%
3571 Briarcliff Manor 8,021 5.0%
3577 Hastings-on-Hudson 8,008 3.4%
3610 Port Jefferson 7,898 0.5%
3617 Baldwinsville 7,885 11.3%
3641 Colonie 7,809 -1.4%
3646 Ilion 7,790 -9.4%
3673 Scotia 7,707 -3.0%
3777 Herkimer 7,380 -1.3%
3782 Northport 7,368 -3.2%
3786 Williston Park 7,360 1.6%
3802 Pleasantville 7,322 1.9%
3834 East Hills 7,238 5.7%
3878 Hudson Falls 7,099 2.8%
3892 Nyack 7,040 6.6%
3894 New Paltz 7,031 16.4%
3896 Great Neck Plaza 7,025 8.5%
3898 Pelham 7,016 9.5%
3960 Warwick 6,828 6.4%
3979 Bayville 6,771 -5.1%
3987 Walden 6,748 6.8%
3990 North Syracuse 6,742 -1.9%
3995 Cedarhurst 6,730 8.9%
4002 Manorhaven 6,718 9.2%
4003 Norwich 6,718 -8.4%
4021 Tuckahoe 6,657 7.2%
4042 Lawrence 6,607 1.2%
4043 Irvington 6,606 -0.4%
4053 East Rochester 6,583 -0.8%
4061 Bronxville 6,547 0.0%
4093 Canton 6,487 8.7%
4099 Monticello 6,464 -0.9%
4100 Horseheads 6,460 -1.4%
4144 Solvay 6,341 -7.2%
4170 East Aurora 6,250 -6.1%
4174 Hudson 6,239 -16.8%
4195 Larchmont 6,157 -5.1%
4289 Wesley Hills 5,938 21.7%
4309 Albion 5,902 -0.8%
4330 Hilton 5,855 -0.5%
4346 North Hills 5,808 34.7%
4360 Washingtonville 5,773 -2.0%
4372 Medina 5,733 -10.5%
4395 Malone 5,674 -6.4%
4408 Webster 5,652 8.4%
4413 Pelham Manor 5,643 3.1%
4452 Bath 5,533 -1.8%
4453 Salamanca 5,532 -9.0%
4467 Wappingers Falls 5,508 11.7%
4470 New Hempstead 5,502 13.9%
4520 Fairport 5,384 -6.1%
4522 Goshen 5,383 -5.7%
4539 Kaser 5,343 52.3%
4540 Ballston Spa 5,340 -4.0%
4569 Williamsville 5,292 -4.8%
4571 Elmsford 5,287 13.0%
4574 Saranac Lake 5,283 4.6%
4582 Kings Point 5,273 5.4%
4644 Mechanicville 5,130 2.1%
4665 Sea Cliff 5,100 0.6%
4740 Penn Yan 4,971 -4.5%
4755 Waterloo 4,936 -4.5%
4790 Chittenango 4,888 1.2%
4807 Flower Hill 4,869 7.9%
4824 Island Park 4,840 2.1%
4858 Old Westbury 4,757 14.7%
4882 Little Falls 4,716 -8.9%
4914 Montebello 4,671 24.1%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 9,264 3,207
2016 9,340 3,181
2015 9,433 3,150
2014 9,471 3,132
2013 9,536 3,097
2012 9,484 3,090
2011 9,506 3,079
2010 9,392 3,095
2009 7,851 3,486
2008 7,878 3,454
2007 7,897 3,417
2006 7,903 3,397
2005 7,858 3,392
2004 7,885 3,350
2003 7,836 3,350
2002 7,792 3,342
2001 7,819 3,316
2000 7,879 3,282
1990 8,484 2,787