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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Schenectady is 66,990. Schenectady, New York is the 563rd largest city in the US.
Schenectady is located entirely in Schenectady County.
The peak population of Schenectady was in 1930, when its population was 95,692. In 1930, Schenectady was the 95th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 563rd largest city in the US. Schenectady is currently 30.0% smaller than it was in 1930.
Schenectady has grown 8.4% since the 2000. Schenectady, New York's growth is below average. 67% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Schenectady has a population density of 6,135.5 people per square mile.
|563||Schenectady, New York||66,990||8.4%|
|564||Grand Junction, Colorado||66,964||46.6%|
|566||Idaho Falls, Idaho||66,898||30.8%|
|569||Palo Alto, California||66,680||13.8%|
The total voting age population of Schenectady, New York, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 48,466. The voting age population is 49.1% male and 50.9% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 13.8% of the residents of Schenectady are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Schenectady are 56.5% White, 20.2% Black, 8.4% Other, 7.7% Two or more races, 6.5% Asian, 0.5% American Indian and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 10.8% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Schenectady, 19.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 30.6%. On a per-household basis, 13.5% of families are below the poverty line in Schenectady.
Among those aged 16 and older, 60.4% of Schenectady residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 84.5% of Schenectady residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 21.8% have a bachelor's degree and 7.8% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Schenectady residents aged 5 and older, 12.5% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 5.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 4.7% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.6% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Schenectady is 9.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Schenectady, 15.9% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Schenectady is $45,438.
In Schenectady, 47.2% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 52.8% of housing units in Schenectady.
Of all the housing units in Schenectady, 54.2% of them were build before 1940.
In Schenectady, 2.0% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 660 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Schenectady is $904.
In Schenectady, 80.0% of households have an active broadband internet connection.