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Population in 2012: 18,290 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.4%
 

Males: 8,613  (47.1%)
Females: 9,677  (52.9%)

Median resident age:  37.4 years
New York median age:  40.7 years

Zip codes: 12010.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $36,053 (it was $27,517 in 2000)
Amsterdam:

$36,053
NY:

$56,448
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,571

Amsterdam city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $89,892 (it was $61,400 in 2000)
Amsterdam:

$89,892
NY:

$280,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $91,479; Detached houses: $101,504; Townhouses or other attached units: $69,170; In 2-unit structures: $75,854; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $75,078; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $128,222; Mobile homes: $56,036

Median gross rent in 2012: $718.

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  • White alone - 12,781 (69.1%)
  • Hispanic - 4,681 (25.3%)
  • Black alone - 390 (2.1%)
  • Two or more races - 357 (1.9%)
  • Asian alone - 153 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 56 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 56 (0.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 11 (0.06%)

Races in Amsterdam detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Amsterdam: 90.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: Italian (19.7%), Irish (11.4%), Polish (11.0%), German (9.3%), English (6.0%), United States (5.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1830

Land area: 5.95 square miles.

Population density: 3,076 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Amsterdam:

  • High school or higher: 81.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 13.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Amsterdam city:

  • Never married: 34.9%
  • Now married: 41.6%
  • Separated: 4.2%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

1,262 residents are foreign born (2.1% Europe, 0.8% Latin America, 0.7% Asia).

This city:  6.8%
New York:  22.6%



According to our research of New York and other state lists there were 52 registered sex offenders living in Amsterdam, New York as of December 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Amsterdam to the number of sex offenders is 110 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $3,468 (3.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,898 (3.3%)

Amsterdam satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Schenectady, NY (16.4 miles , pop. 61,821).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: North Hempstead, NY (152.2 miles , pop. 222,611).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (155.5 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Fort Johnson, NY (1.6 miles ), Hagaman, NY (1.8 miles ), Perth, NY (2.1 miles ), Tribes Hill, NY (2.3 miles ), Pattersonville-Rotterdam Junction, NY (2.8 miles ), Broadalbin, NY (2.8 miles ), Glen, NY (2.9 miles ), Mariaville Lake, NY (2.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $102,100
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $102,100
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $102,100
  • 2002: 11 buildings, average cost: $147,500
  • 2007: 7 buildings, average cost: $147,500
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $300,000
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $187,500
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $225,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 42.94 N, Longitude: 74.19 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +571 (+3.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,155 (41.9%)

Area code: 518

Amsterdam household income distribution Amsterdam home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Amsterdam by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0100000010102
per 100,000 0.05.40.00.00.00.00.00.05.70.05.80.010.7
Rapes 1222000000102
per 100,000 5.010.910.811.10.00.00.00.00.00.05.80.010.7
Robberies 53430320009137
per 100,000 25.116.321.616.60.016.711.20.00.00.052.469.537.6
Assaults 5044311929688780989534157
per 100,000 250.9239.3167.3105.0161.0378.7488.8452.5560.6544.5197.880.237.6
Burglaries 82816054686636534151138151124
per 100,000 411.4440.5323.8298.4377.6367.6202.3299.8234.5292.3802.9807.3666.4
Thefts 2571891901411461771268378113416374296
per 100,000 1289.41027.81025.4779.2810.7985.9708.0469.5446.2647.62420.41999.61590.8
Auto thefts 5334011103121012
per 100,000 25.116.316.222.10.05.65.65.70.017.269.853.564.5
Arson 54N/AN/AN/AN/A2101711
per 100,000 25.121.8N/AN/AN/AN/A11.25.70.05.740.75.35.4
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 148.7150.2117.291.594.0151.0148.7134.9162.9161.6237.5183.3169.6

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Amsterdam detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 41 (39 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.10
New York average:

3.23

Amsterdam, New York accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.7%
New York:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -2,473 (-11.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)

Work and jobs in Amsterdam: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Amsterdam, New York

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Tornado activity:

Amsterdam-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New York state average. It is 43% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.9 miles away from the Amsterdam city center injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/16/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.8 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Amsterdam-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above New York state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 70.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 32.9 miles away from Amsterdam center
On 4/20/2000 at 08:46:55, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, 3.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 69.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/24/2007 at 01:56:48, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 2.7 LG, Depth: 9.3 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 23.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 91.0 miles away from Amsterdam center
On 7/31/1997 at 07:15:29, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 75.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Montgomery County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornado: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Amsterdam topographic map

Birthplace of: Kirk Douglas - (born 1916), actor, Arthur Easterbrook - Soilder, David Pietrusza - Historian, John Henry Manny - Inventor, Marilyn Hall Patel - Judge, Harold D. Langley - Historian, Lucille Bremer - Actress and dancer, Benjamin Paul Blood - (1832-1919), philosopher and poet, Homer P. Snyder - Politician, Roger Bowman - Major League Baseball pitcher.


Hospitals/medical centers in Amsterdam:

  • FMS-AMSTERDAM DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 1810 RIVERFRONT CENTER)
  • ST MARY'S HOSPITAL AT AMSTERDAM (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, 427 GUY PARK AVENUE)
  • AMSTERDAM MEMORIAL HOSPITAL SNF (Nursing Home, 4988 STATE HWY 30)
  • MT LORETTO NURSING HOME INC (Nursing Home, 302 SWART HILL ROAD)
  • RIVER RIDGE LIVING CENTER L L C (Nursing Home, 100 SANDY DRIVE)
  • WILKINSON RESIDENTIAL HEALTH CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, 4988 STATE HWY 30)

Political contributions by individuals in Amsterdam, NY

Airports and heliports located in Amsterdam:


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Amtrak station:

AMSTERDAM (RAILROAD & W. MAIN STS.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Amsterdam:

  • Schenectady County Community College (about 16 miles; Schenectady, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,560)
  • Union College (about 16 miles; Schenectady, NY; FT enrollment: 2,157)
  • SUNY Empire State College (about 23 miles; Saratoga Springs, NY; FT enrollment: 4,933)
  • Skidmore College (about 24 miles; Saratoga Springs, NY; FT enrollment: 2,591)
  • SUNY College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill (about 25 miles; Cobleskill, NY; FT enrollment: 2,558)
  • SUNY at Albany (about 26 miles; Albany, NY; FT enrollment: 14,693)
  • Siena College (about 28 miles; Loudonville, NY; FT enrollment: 3,121)

Public high school in Amsterdam:

Public elementary/middle schools in Amsterdam:

Private elementary/middle schools in Amsterdam:

  • ST MARY'S INSTITUTE (Students: 342; Location: 10 KOPERNIK ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • PERTH BIBLE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 14; Location: 1863 COUNTY HIGHWAY 107; Grades: PK - 11)
See full list of schools located in Amsterdam, School District: BROADALBIN-PERTH CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Amsterdam:

  • AMSTERDAM FREE LIBRARY (Operating income: $326,411; Location: 28 CHURCH STREET; 52,613 books; 4,365 audio materials; 2,141 video materials; 14 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 117 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Amsterdam: Amsterdam Industrial Center (A), Niagara-Mohawk Power Corporation Church Street Sub-Station (B), Amsterdam Toll Plaza (C), Amsterdam City Wastewater Treatment Plant (D), Amsterdam Fire Station Number 3 (E), Amsterdam Fire Station Number 6 (F), Amsterdam Fire Station Number 4 (G), Amsterdam Fire Station Number 5 (H), Rialto Theatre (I), Amsterdam Public Safety Building (J), Amsterdam City Hall (K), Sarah Jane Sanford Home For Elderly Women (L), Morris Building (M), Amsterdam Free Library (N), Montgomery Meadows Residential Health Care Facility (O), Park Hill Adult Home (P), Amsterdam Fire Department (Q). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Amsterdam include: Emanuel Presbyterian Church (A), First Reformed Church (B), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (C), Seventh Day Adventist Church (D), First Baptist Church (E), Saint Casimir's Roman Catholic Lithuanian Church (F), Saint Stanislaus Catholic Church (G), Saint Michael's Roman Catholic Church (H), Saint Nicholas Greek Catholic Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Green Hill Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lake: Kellogg Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Bunn Creek (A), South Chuctanunda Creek (B), Dove Creek (C), North Chuctanunda Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Amsterdam include: Hassenfuss Field (1), Mohawk Mills Park (2), Coessens Park (3), Veterans Memorial Field (4), Bergen Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Best Western-Amsterdam (10 Market Street).

Courts: Amsterdam City - City Court-Criminal Traffic Civil- Criminal & Traffic C (1 Guy Park Extension), Town Of Flordia - Justice Court (214 Fort Hunter Road), Amsterdam Town - Town Court (283 Mannys Corners Road).

 
Montgomery County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI  Ozone  CO  SO2

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 19.2. This is significantly better than average.
City:

19.2
U.S.:

32.0
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 22.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 16.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

22.6
U.S.:

28.3
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.322. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.322
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.63. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.63
U.S.:

2.43
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2003 was 11.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.3
U.S.:

11.9

Drinking water stations with addresses in Amsterdam and their reported violations in the past:

AMSTERDAM CITY WATER WORKS (Address: CITY HALL , Population served: 20700, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-27-2006), St Formal NOV issued (APR-27-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAY-08-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-27-2006), St Formal NOV issued (APR-27-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAY-08-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-17-2006), St Public Notif requested (JAN-17-2006), St Public Notif received (FEB-07-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAY-08-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-17-2006), St Public Notif requested (JAN-17-2006), St Public Notif received (FEB-07-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAY-08-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-01-2005), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-01-2005), St Public Notif received (NOV-21-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAY-08-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-01-2005), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-01-2005), St Public Notif received (NOV-21-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAY-08-2006)
  • 8 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2004 and MAR-15-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-31-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAR-15-2005)
WINDMILL DINER RESTAURANT (Address: 4790 ST. HWY. 30 , Population served: 400, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In MAY-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-09-2003), St Public Notif requested (JUL-09-2003)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
AMSTERDAM (TOWN) (Address: 283 MANNY'S CORNERS RD. , Population served: 300, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-27-2006), St Formal NOV issued (APR-27-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-17-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-17-2006), St Public Notif received (FEB-01-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: TTHM
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5)
  • One regular monitoring violation
VALENTINOS RESTAURANT (Address: 119 RIVERVIEW DRIVE , Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-23-2002), St Compliance achieved (OCT-30-2002)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
PERTH COMMUNITY CENTER & SR. CENTER (Population served: 140, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
KRISTELS LODGE (Address: 1163 NORTH ROAD , Population served: 125, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 minor monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
ROLLING HILL COUNTRY CLUB (Population served: 101, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
KARENS PRODUCE (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Amsterdam that have no violations reported:

  • RAINDANCER STEAK PARLOUR, INC. (Population served: 300, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 24.6%
(17.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.6% for Black residents, 42.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 42.2% for American Indian residents, 38.9% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 45.3% for other race residents, 15.5% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  57.6%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  11.3%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Amsterdam, NY

People in group quarters in Amsterdam in 2010:

  • 118 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 113 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 5 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Amsterdam in 2000:

  • 183 people in nursing homes
  • 85 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 40 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 27 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 18 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

Amsterdam compared to New York state average:

Amsterdam, New York environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.


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Banks with branches in Amsterdam (2011 data):

  • First Niagara Bank, National Association: Church Street Branch, Division Street Branch, Rt 30 Maple Ave Branch, Sanford Farms Price Chopper Branch. Info updated 2011/06/09: Bank assets: $32,750.6 mil, Deposits: $19,595.4 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 351 total offices, Holding Company: First Niagara Financial Group, Inc.
  • NBT Bank, National Association: Perth Branch at 4178 State Highway 30, branch established on 1996/10/05; Amsterdam Branch at 106 Hannford Plaza, branch established on 1994/02/07. Info updated 2012/02/02: Bank assets: $5,558.5 mil, Deposits: $4,381.4 mil, headquarters in Norwich, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 133 total offices, Holding Company: Nbt Bancorp Inc.
  • KeyBank National Association: Collins Corners Branch at 4855 State Highway 30, branch established on 1964/08/15; Amsterdam Branch at 6 Market Street, branch established on 1912/07/19. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Amsterdam Branch at 4883 State Highway 30, branch established on 2003/05/30. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • Bank of America, National Association: Sanford Farms Branch at 140 Sanford Farms Plaza, branch established on 1995/11/13. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Woodforest National Bank: Ny Amsterdam Branch at 101 Sanford Farm Shpg Cntr, branch established on 2009/09/16. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Amsterdam travel time to work - commute


Amsterdam mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (75%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (10%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

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Religion statistics for Amsterdam city (based on Montgomery County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 70.26%
Here70.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaReformed Church in AmericaUnited Methodist Church Non-Charismatic Churches Independent
Adherents69.5%9.2%7.3%5.6%1.6%
Congregations18.5%10.8%21.5%16.9%1.5%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)American Baptist Churches in the USAEpiscopal ChurchJewishOther
Adherents1.5%1.0%0.9%0.4%3.0%
Congregations3.1%1.5%3.1%1.5%21.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 15
Montgomery County:

3.08 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Montgomery County:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
Montgomery County:

4.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 41
Here:

8.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.9%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Montgomery County:

29.1%
New York:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.8%
State:

15.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 10$32,048$38,4582$2,392
Other Government Administration 7$9,872$16,9230$0
Judicial and Legal 1$4,792$57,5040$0
Police Protection - Officers 37$163,873$53,1480$0
Firefighters 34$116,965$41,2820$0
Streets and Highways 34$95,737$33,7900$0
Solid Waste Management 6$18,473$36,9460$0
Sewerage 4$12,826$38,4780$0
Parks and Recreation 9$17,570$23,42710$8,415
Water Supply 10$34,785$41,7420$0
Transit 4$10,714$32,1428$4,230
Other and Unallocable 21$51,576$29,4720$0
Totals for Government 177$569,231$38,59220$15,037

Amsterdam government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $780,000 ($42.65)
    Fire Protection: $523,000 ($28.59)
    General: $381,000 ($20.83)
    Water Utilities: $161,000 ($8.80)
    Sewerage: $67,000 ($3.66)
    Parks & Recreation: $42,000 ($2.30)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $3,947,000 ($215.80)
    Police Protection: $2,530,000 ($138.33)
    Sewerage: $1,959,000 ($107.11)
    Fire Protection: $1,771,000 ($96.83)
    Water Utilities: $1,684,000 ($92.07)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,397,000 ($76.38)
    Regular Highways: $1,083,000 ($59.21)
    Parks & Recreation: $721,000 ($39.42)
    Housing & Community Development: $494,000 ($27.01)
    Central Staff Services: $150,000 ($8.20)
    General Public Buildings: $127,000 ($6.94)
    Financial Administration: $120,000 ($6.56)
    Libraries: $92,000 ($5.03)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $59,000 ($3.23)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $16,000 ($0.87)
    Health Services - Other: $11,000 ($0.60)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $443,000 ($24.22)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Financial Administration: $191,000 ($10.44)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Transit Utilities: $658,000 ($35.98)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $36,000 ($1.97)
    Police Protection: $34,000 ($1.86)
    Parks & Recreation: $32,000 ($1.75)
    Solid Waste Management: $20,000 ($1.09)
    Water Utilities: $18,000 ($0.98)
    Fire Protection: $12,000 ($0.66)
    Regular Highways: $7,000 ($0.38)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($0.11)
    Central Staff: $1,000 ($0.05)
    General Public Building: $1,000 ($0.05)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $7,992,000 ($436.96)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $323,000 ($17.66)

Amsterdam government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,539,000 ($138.82)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,366,000 ($74.69)
    All Other: $787,000 ($43.03)
    Parks & Recreation: $502,000 ($27.45)
    Housing & Community Development: $5,000 ($0.27)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $547,000 ($29.91)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $2,173,000 ($118.81)
    All Other: $58,000 ($3.17)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $382,000 ($20.89)
    General Revenue, NEC: $378,000 ($20.67)
    Property Sale Other: $27,000 ($1.48)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,395,000 ($130.95)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,579,000 ($86.33)
    All Other: $1,244,000 ($68.02)
    Highways: $399,000 ($21.82)
  • Tax - Property: $3,858,000 ($210.93)
    Public Utilities: $366,000 ($20.01)
    NEC: $158,000 ($8.64)

Amsterdam government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $5,380,000 ($294.15)
    Industrial Revenue: $1,168,000 ($63.86)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $6,022,000 ($329.25)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $5,426,000 ($296.66)
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $5,165,000 ($282.39)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,002,000 ($54.78)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $167,000 ($9.13)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $596,000 ($32.59)
    Water Utilities: $216,000 ($11.81)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $2,449,000 ($133.90)
    Beginning: $292,000 ($15.97)

Amsterdam government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,358,000 ($74.25)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $4,391,000 ($240.08)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,002,000 ($54.78)

5.71% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,833 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.71%
New York average:

5.41%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Fulton County, NY  1.32% ($29,100 average AGI)
from Schenectady County, NY  0.69% ($34,279)
from Saratoga County, NY  0.47% ($38,215)


6.19% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,875 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.19%
New York average:

6.26%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($133 average AGI)
Montgomery County:

0.05%
New York average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Fulton County, NY  1.54% ($28,757 average AGI)
to Schenectady County, NY  0.67% ($29,939)
to Albany County, NY  0.48% ($30,255)

Strongest AM radio stations in Amsterdam:

  • WCSS (1490 AM; 1 kW; AMSTERDAM, NY; Owner: WEBER COMM. OF AMSTERDAM, INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBUG (1570 AM; 1 kW; AMSTERDAM, NY; Owner: ROSER COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WIZR (930 AM; 1 kW; JOHNSTOWN, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOFX (980 AM; 5 kW; TROY, NY)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WENT (1340 AM; 1 kW; GLOVERSVILLE, NY; Owner: WHITNEY RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WROW (590 AM; 5 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WABY (1160 AM; 5 kW; MECHANICVILLE, NY; Owner: ANASTOS MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WFNY (1440 AM; 1 kW; GLOVERSVILLE, NY; Owner: MICHAEL A. SLEEZER)
  • WVKZ (1240 AM; 1 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: ANASTOS MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Amsterdam:

  • WBKK (97.7 FM; AMSTERDAM, NY; Owner: GEM ASSOCIATES, L. P.)
  • WPGL (90.7 FM; PATTERSONVILLE, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WAJZ (96.3 FM; VOORHEESVILLE, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYJB (95.5 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZMR (104.9 FM; ALTAMONT, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGNA-FM (107.7 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF MANSFIELD, INC.)
  • WMYY (97.3 FM; SCHOHARIE, NY; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WMHT-FM (89.1 FM; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: WMHT EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • WRVE (99.5 FM; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPYX (106.5 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVCR-FM (88.3 FM; LOUDONVILLE, NY; Owner: SIENA COLLEGE)
  • WQBJ (103.5 FM; COBLESKILL, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF MANSFIELD, INC.)
  • WFLY (92.3 FM; TROY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJIV (101.9 FM; CHERRY VALLEY, NY; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LTD.)
  • WBUG-FM (101.1 FM; FORT PLAIN, NY; Owner: ROSER COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK, INC.)
  • WEQX (102.7 FM; MANCHESTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSHIRE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJAN (95.1 FM; SUNDERLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXLG (89.9 FM; NORTH CREEK, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKBE (100.3 FM; WARRENSBURG, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCKM-FM (99.1 FM; LAKE GEORGE, NY; Owner: ENTERTRONICS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Amsterdam:

  • WYPX (Channel 55; AMSTERDAM, NY; Owner: PAXSON ALBANY LICENSE, INC.)
  • WKTV (Channel 2; UTICA, NY; Owner: SMITH TELEVISION OF NEW YORK LICENSE HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WNYT (Channel 13; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WNYT-TV, LLC)
  • WRGB (Channel 6; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF NEW YORK, INC)
  • WEWB-TV (Channel 45; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: WEWB, L.L.C.)
  • WMHT (Channel 17; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: WMHT EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • WTEN (Channel 10; ALBANY, NY; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF ALBANY, INC.)
  • WXXA-TV (Channel 23; ALBANY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFNY-CA (Channel 49; GLOVERSVILLE, NY; Owner: MICHAEL A. SLEEZER)
  • WNGX-LP (Channel 42; SCHNECTADY, NY; Owner: BRIAN A. LARSON)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Amsterdam fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 41
Total length: 214 meters (702ft)
Total costs: $104,531,000
Total average daily traffic: 267,436
Total average daily truck traffic: 11,239

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • Before 1900: 1
  • 1900-1909: 3
  • 1910-1919: 1
  • 1920-1929: 0
  • 1930-1939: 3
  • 1940-1949: 1
  • 1950-1959: 8
  • 1960-1969: 10
  • 1970-1979: 11
  • 1980-1989: 2
  • 1990-1999: 0
  • 2000-2009: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Amsterdam, NY

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Amsterdam)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Amsterdam, NY)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 83 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Amsterdam)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 23 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Amsterdam)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 8 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED58$60,293142$59,894225$62,28411$19,63660$45,567
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$50,00013$40,38558$63,7768$25,6259$41,333
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$57,00044$43,795201$58,67240$21,05030$42,800
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$57,40013$59,69293$65,3557$35,5715$57,800
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$33,5005$61,60015$79,0672$12,5000$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0702.00 , 0703.00, 0704.00, 0705.00, 0706.00, 0707.00, 0708.00, 0709.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 8 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED56$57,60740$83,62517$43,294
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED14$51,2148$90,8755$44,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$53,6672$76,0001$43,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$21,0000$01$21,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$31,3331$59,0001$36,000
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0702.00 , 0703.00, 0704.00, 0705.00, 0706.00, 0707.00, 0708.00, 0709.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 133
  • Hazardous Condition: 126
  • Service Call: 13
  • Good Intent Call: 4

Incident types - Amsterdam


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Amsterdam, NY
Businesses in Amsterdam, NY
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2RadioShack1
Burger King1Rite Aid2
Curves1Ruby Tuesday1
Domino's Pizza1Sprint Nextel1
Dunkin Donuts2Starbucks1
FedEx2Subway2
GameStop1Super 81
Goodwill4T-Mobile1
H&R Block3Taco Bell1
Home Depot1Target1
KFC1Tim Hortons1
Lane Furniture1True Value1
Lowe's1U-Haul1
MasterBrand Cabinets1UPS4
McDonald's2Walgreens1
Payless1Walmart1
Penske1Wendy's1
Pizza Hut1
Browse common businesses in Amsterdam, NY


Amsterdam on our top lists:

  • #18 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest houses (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #45 (12010) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Lithuanian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2004 Presidential Election"
Cost of Living Calculator
Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • William Earl Fish (8)
  • David Ernest Welch (7)
  • Bruce Alan Knudsen (3)
  • William Patrick Rusch (3)
  • David E. Welch (2)
  • Bruce Knudsen (2)
  • Vikram Mullick (2)
  • Steven Velicky (2)
  • Eloy Vincent Emeterio (2)
  • Mitchell Nile Hammond (2)

Total of 67 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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