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Population in 2012: 7,869 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.6%
 

Males: 3,755  (47.7%)
Females: 4,114  (52.3%)

Median resident age:  44.2 years
New York median age:  40.7 years

Zip codes: 12205.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $74,929 (it was $54,597 in 2000)
Colonie:

$74,929
NY:

$56,448
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $38,547

Colonie village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $192,628 (it was $105,600 in 2000)
Colonie:

$192,628
NY:

$280,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $185,964; Detached houses: $191,481; Townhouses or other attached units: $197,308; In 2-unit structures: $194,991; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $279,656; Mobile homes: $50,233

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,281.

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  • White alone - 6,982 (89.2%)
  • Asian alone - 250 (3.2%)
  • Black alone - 228 (2.9%)
  • Two or more races - 195 (2.5%)
  • Hispanic - 167 (2.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 9 (0.1%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Colonie: 110.2 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (23.9%), German (16.8%), Italian (14.7%), English (6.4%), French (5.7%), Polish (5.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1895

Land area: 3.30 square miles.

Population density: 2,382 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Colonie:

  • High school or higher: 94.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Colonie village:

  • Never married: 25.2%
  • Now married: 54.4%
  • Separated: 4.0%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

613 residents are foreign born (3.4% Europe, 2.2% Asia).

This village:  7.8%
New York:  22.6%



According to our research of New York and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Colonie, New York as of November 26, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Colonie to the number of sex offenders is 40,759 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,953 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,648 (1.4%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Albany, NY (5.0 miles , pop. 95,658).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: North Hempstead, NY (134.7 miles , pop. 222,611).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (139.6 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Westmere, NY (1.7 miles ), Guilderland, NY (2.2 miles ), Albany, NY (2.2 miles ), Menands, NY (2.4 miles ), Watervliet, NY (2.6 miles ), Voorheesville, NY (2.6 miles ), Delmar, NY (2.7 miles ), Rensselaer, NY (2.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $92,500
  • 1999: 12 buildings, average cost: $71,700
  • 2001: 34 buildings, average cost: $65,200
  • 2003: 40 buildings, average cost: $65,200
  • 2004: 94 buildings, average cost: $143,700
  • 2005: 80 buildings, average cost: $136,800
  • 2007: 53 buildings, average cost: $138,300
  • 2008: 35 buildings, average cost: $138,400
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 102 buildings, average cost: $209,900

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Latitude: 42.72 N, Longitude: 73.83 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,493 (+44.6%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 377 (8.4%)

Area code: 518

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Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 146 (106 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.36
New York average:

3.23

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

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.4%
New York:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -224 (-2.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Engineers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Colonie-area historical tornado activity is above New York state average. It is 19% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.6 miles away from the Colonie village center injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 8/28/1973, a category F4 tornado 29.6 miles away from the village center killed 4 people and injured 36 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Colonie-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above New York state average. It is 87% 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 89.0 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 43.4 miles away from Colonie 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 87.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 83.5 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) earthquake occurred 16.6 miles away from Colonie center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 67.3 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 Albany County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Blizzards: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Power Outage: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Colonie:

  • ST PETERS HOSPITAL HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; ALBANY, NY)
  • ALBANY COUNTY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; ALBANY, NY)
  • CATHOLIC CHARITIES OF THE DIOCESE OF ALBANY, INC (Hospital, about 2 miles away; ALBANY, NY)

Political contributions by individuals in Colonie, NY

Amtrak stations near Colonie:

  • 8 miles: ALBANY-RENSSELAER (RENSSELAER, 555 EAST ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 9 miles: SCHENECTADY (332 ERIE BLVD.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Local government website: www.colonie.org

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Colonie:

  • SUNY at Albany (about 3 miles; Albany, NY; Full-time enrollment: 14,693)
  • Siena College (about 5 miles; Loudonville, NY; FT enrollment: 3,121)
  • The College of Saint Rose (about 5 miles; Albany, NY; FT enrollment: 3,697)
  • Hudson Valley Community College (about 8 miles; Troy, NY; FT enrollment: 7,928)
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (about 8 miles; Troy, NY; FT enrollment: 6,660)
  • Union College (about 9 miles; Schenectady, NY; FT enrollment: 2,157)
  • Schenectady County Community College (about 9 miles; Schenectady, NY; FT enrollment: 2,560)

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Notable location: Colonie Village Fire House (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Best Western-Albany Airport Inn (200 Wolf Road).

 
Albany County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 26.9. This is about average.
City:

26.9
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.335. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.335
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.12. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

3.12
U.S.:

2.43
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 25.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

25.3
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 7.58. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

7.58
U.S.:

9.59

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

SARATOGA WINNERS (Address: 1375 New Loudon Rd. , Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 10 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 3.9%
(4.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 7.5% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.4% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This village:  2.4 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  68.3%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  7.3%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Colonie, NY

8 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
15 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Colonie compared to New York state average:

Colonie, New York environmental map by EPA

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  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.


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Banks with branches in Colonie (2011 data):

  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Wolf Road Branch at 125 Wolf Road, branch established on 1994/06/01; Armored Motor/Colonie Branch at 21 Railroad Avenue, branch established on 1996/05/03. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation
  • Berkshire Bank: Wolf Road Colonie Branch at 98 Wolf Road, branch established on 2012/01/17; Colonie Ny Branch at Shaker Pine Village, branch established on 2007/03/05. Info updated 2011/08/24: Bank assets: $3,955.6 mil, Deposits: $3,176.2 mil, headquarters in Pittsfield, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 64 total offices
  • First National Bank of Scotia: Colonie Branch at 1705 Central Avenue, branch established on 1960/05/14. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $373.8 mil, Deposits: $341.8 mil, headquarters in Scotia, NY, positive income, Consumer Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Glenville Bank Holding Company, Inc.
  • First Niagara Bank, National Association: Wolf Road Branch at 103 Wolf Road, branch established on 1994/06/20. 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.
  • KeyBank National Association: Colonie Branch at 1295 Central Avenue, branch established on 1949/10/03. 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
  • TrustCo Bank: Wolf Road Branch at 34 Wolf Road, branch established on 1965/09/25. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $4,250.1 mil, Deposits: $3,736.0 mil, headquarters in Glenville, NY, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 135 total offices
  • Bank of America, National Association: Armored Motor Service Branch at 21 Railroad Avenue, branch established on 1994/04/08. 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
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Corporate Woods Middle Market at 12 Corporate Woods Boulevard, branch established on 1997/07/01. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Colonie travel time to work - commute


Colonie mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (78%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (12%)
  • Electricity (8%)
  • Wood (1%)

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Religion statistics for Colonie village (based on Albany County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 63.80%
Here63.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishUnited Methodist ChurchReformed Church in AmericaEpiscopal Church
Adherents73.6%6.4%4.1%2.8%2.0%
Congregations21.1%4.0%9.0%10.1%6.0%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)Lutheran ChurchArmenian Apostolic Church/Catholicossate EtchmiadzinOther
Adherents1.7%1.6%1.2%0.7%5.9%
Congregations3.5%7.0%3.0%0.5%35.7%
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: 75
Albany County:

2.51 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 32
Albany County:

1.07 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 94
Albany County:

3.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 303
Here:

10.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.8%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Albany County:

25.6%
New York:

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

14.0%
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 3$7,300$29,2000$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 4$4,629
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$8,486
Streets and Highways 9$30,164$40,2190$0
Welfare 0$0 4$5,418
Solid Waste Management 6$15,502$31,0040$0
Sewerage 7$26,586$45,5760$0
Parks and Recreation 2$7,388$44,3288$2,389
Water Supply 5$21,589$51,8140$0
Other and Unallocable 36$118,770$39,59018$20,925
Totals for Government 68$227,299$40,11236$41,847

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

  • Construction - General: $215,000 ($27.32)
    Regular Highways: $207,000 ($26.31)
    Parks & Recreation: $22,000 ($2.80)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,480,000 ($188.08)
    Water Utilities: $964,000 ($122.51)
    General - Other: $763,000 ($96.96)
    Sewerage: $606,000 ($77.01)
    Parks & Recreation: $288,000 ($36.60)
    Solid Waste Management: $232,000 ($29.48)
    Fire Protection: $189,000 ($24.02)
    Central Staff Services: $159,000 ($20.21)
    General Public Buildings: $154,000 ($19.57)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $53,000 ($6.74)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $45,000 ($5.72)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($0.64)
    Health Services - Other: $3,000 ($0.38)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $99,000 ($12.58)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $69,000 ($8.77)
    Parks & Recreation: $59,000 ($7.50)
    Water Utilities: $37,000 ($4.70)
    Sewerage: $29,000 ($3.69)
    General Public Building: $23,000 ($2.92)
    Regular Highways: $16,000 ($2.03)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,036,000 ($131.66)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,159,000 ($147.29)
    All Other: $15,000 ($1.91)
    Parks & Recreation: $5,000 ($0.64)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $2,022,000 ($256.96)
    All Other: $8,000 ($1.02)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $302,000 ($38.38)
    General Revenue, NEC: $34,000 ($4.32)
    Property Sale Other: $1,000 ($0.13)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,155,000 ($146.78)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $75,000 ($9.53)
    All Other: $57,000 ($7.24)
    General Support: $51,000 ($6.48)
  • Tax - Property: $1,087,000 ($138.14)
    Public Utilities: $209,000 ($26.56)
    NEC: $146,000 ($18.55)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,655,000 ($210.32)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,415,000 ($179.82)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $240,000 ($30.50)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,187,000 ($150.85)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $10,363,000 ($1316.94)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $22,000 ($2.80)

7.05% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,646 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.05%
New York average:

5.41%

0.17% of residents moved from foreign countries ($226 average AGI)
Albany County:

0.17%
New York average:

0.24%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Rensselaer County, NY  1.31% ($35,333 average AGI)
from Saratoga County, NY  0.81% ($40,884)
from Schenectady County, NY  0.73% ($40,505)


7.18% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($42,910 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.18%
New York average:

6.26%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($240 average AGI)
Albany County:

0.06%
New York average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Rensselaer County, NY  1.34% ($37,596 average AGI)
to Schenectady County, NY  0.92% ($40,022)
to Saratoga County, NY  0.90% ($49,530)

Strongest AM radio stations in Colonie:

  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOFX (980 AM; 5 kW; TROY, NY)
  • WAMC (1400 AM; 1 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WROW (590 AM; 5 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDDY (1460 AM; 5 kW; ALBANY, NY)
  • WTMM (1300 AM; 5 kW; RENSSELAER, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF MANSFIELD, INC.)
  • WABY (1160 AM; 5 kW; MECHANICVILLE, NY; Owner: ANASTOS MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHAZ (1330 AM; 1 kW; TROY, NY; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WVKZ (1240 AM; 1 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: ANASTOS MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Colonie:

  • WKLI-FM (100.9 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCDB (90.9 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WYJB (95.5 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGNA-FM (107.7 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF MANSFIELD, INC.)
  • WAJZ (96.3 FM; VOORHEESVILLE, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRVE (99.5 FM; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMHT-FM (89.1 FM; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: WMHT EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • WPYX (106.5 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZMR (104.9 FM; ALTAMONT, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFLY (92.3 FM; TROY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVCR-FM (88.3 FM; LOUDONVILLE, NY; Owner: SIENA COLLEGE)
  • WRPI (91.5 FM; TROY, NY; Owner: RENSSELAER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE)
  • WZEC (97.5 FM; HOOSICK FALLS, NY; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • WPGL (90.7 FM; PATTERSONVILLE, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WHRL (103.1 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKKF (102.3 FM; BALLSTON SPA, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMYY (97.3 FM; SCHOHARIE, NY; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WEQX (102.7 FM; MANCHESTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSHIRE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQBK-FM (103.9 FM; RENSSELAER, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF MANSFIELD, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Colonie:

  • WRGB (Channel 6; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF NEW YORK, INC)
  • WTEN (Channel 10; ALBANY, NY; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF ALBANY, INC.)
  • WMHT (Channel 17; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: WMHT EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • WNYT (Channel 13; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WNYT-TV, LLC)
  • WEWB-TV (Channel 45; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: WEWB, L.L.C.)
  • WXXA-TV (Channel 23; ALBANY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYPX (Channel 55; AMSTERDAM, NY; Owner: PAXSON ALBANY LICENSE, INC.)
  • W52DF (Channel 52; ALBANY, NY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WNGN-LP (Channel 26; TROY, NY; Owner: BRIAN A. LARSON)
  • W58CX (Channel 58; SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WVBG-LP (Channel 25; GREENWICH, NY; Owner: WIRELESS ACCESS, LLC)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Colonie, New York:
  • Fatal accident count: 75
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 108
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 27
  • Fatalities: 77
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 179
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 23
New York average:
  • Fatal accident count: 78
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 113
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 21
  • Fatalities: 84
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 193
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 12

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


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 16 meters (52ft)
Total costs: $2,673,000
Total average daily traffic: 221,488
Total average daily truck traffic: 18,335

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

41 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Colonie)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Colonie, NY)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • COLONIE, 274a Vly Road (Lat: 42.758222 Lon: -73.843917), Type: Mast, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 57 m, Call Sign: WMR755
    Assigned Frequencies: 6152.75 MHz, 6675.00 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 10795.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/11/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • STATION, Wade Rd (Lat: 42.739222 Lon: -73.787611), Overall height: 33.5 m, Call Sign: WNTQ213
    Assigned Frequencies: 19560.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/29/1992, Expiration Date: 09/29/1997
    Registrant: Phone: (716) 674-5430
  • STATION, Dennison Rd (Lat: 42.757833 Lon: -73.842611), Overall height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WNTV303
    Assigned Frequencies: 955.400 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/05/2009, Expiration Date: 05/11/2019, Cancellation Date: 09/22/2010
    Registrant: Town Of Colonie, 312 Wolf Rd, Latham, NY 12110, Phone: (518) 783-2854, Email:
  • Wolf Rd., NY, 187 Wolf Road (Lat: 42.722361 Lon: -73.800917), Type: Mast, Structure height: 10.7 m, Overall height: 14.7 m, Call Sign: WPZA726
    Assigned Frequencies: 19360.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/16/2003, Expiration Date: 12/16/2013, Certifier: Leo F Neveu
    Registrant: Consolidated Spectrum Services, 22 Merrill Drive, Atkinson, NH 03811, Phone: (603) 362-5977, Fax: (603) 362-5977, Email:
  • ALB085, 1245 Kings Road (Lat: 42.735111 Lon: -73.889111), Type: Pole, Structure height: 38.7 m, Call Sign: WQIF460
    Assigned Frequencies: 17815.0 MHz, 17815.0 MHz, 23225.0 MHz, 23225.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/24/2008, Expiration Date: 01/24/2018, Cancellation Date: 07/09/2009, Certifier: Nadja Sodos-Wallace
    Registrant: Clearwire Spectrum Holdings Ii, LLC, 4400 Carillon Point, Kirkland, WA 98033, Phone: (425) 216-7819, Fax: (425) 216-7900, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 1770 Central Avenue (Lat: 42.728667 Lon: -73.846778), Type: Building, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 12 m, Call Sign: KEC937, Licensee ID: L01422065
    Assigned Frequencies: 75.7800 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/05/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019, Cancellation Date: 06/02/2010, Certifier: Shawn E Endsley
    Registrant: Usa Mobility Wireless, Inc., 3000 Technology Dr. #400, Plano, TX 75074, Phone: (972) 801-0000, Fax: (972) 801-1699, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Administration Bldg Albany International Airport (Lat: 42.746028 Lon: -73.807000), Type: Bant, Structure height: 3.6 m, Overall height: 5 m, Call Sign: WPXW258
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.850 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/19/2003, Expiration Date: 06/19/2008, Cancellation Date: 08/23/2008, Certifier: Richard A Wood Iii
    Registrant: Wells Communication Service Inc, 221 N Greenbush Rd, Troy, NY 12180, Phone: (518) 283-2735, Fax: (518) 283-0901

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: KC2EYB, Licensee ID: L00938795
    Grant Date: 01/27/2009, Expiration Date: 04/19/2019
    Registrant: Alexander J Shulman, 192 Osborne Rd, Colonie, NY 12205
  • Call Sign: KC2FCN
    Grant Date: 05/13/1999, Expiration Date: 05/13/2009, Cancellation Date: 05/14/2011
    Registrant: Robert J Dittmer Jr, 61 Waterman Ave, Colonie, NY 12205
  • Call Sign: N2NJZ, Previous Call Sign: KB2MPP, Licensee ID: L00412224
    Grant Date: 06/19/2012, Expiration Date: 02/11/2022, Certifier: Mathieu J Maessen
    Registrant: Mathieu J Maessen, 30 Broderick St, Colonie, NY 12205
  • Call Sign: N2QIH
    Grant Date: 04/14/1992, Expiration Date: 04/14/2002, Cancellation Date: 04/15/2004
    Registrant: Mitchell G Karp, 22 Joseph Ave, Colonie, NY 12205
  • Call Sign: KZ5DA, Previous Call Sign: N2IGZ, Licensee ID: L00145658
    Grant Date: 03/24/2010, Expiration Date: 05/05/2020, Cancellation Date: 06/10/2011, Certifier: Edward K Johnson
    Registrant: Edward K Johnson, 35 Washington Ave, Colonie, NY 12205
  • Call Sign: KC2JSN, Licensee ID: L00525302
    Grant Date: 03/05/2012, Expiration Date: 05/31/2022, Certifier: Jeremy S Dengler
    Registrant: Jeremy S Dengler, 12 Russell Rd, Colonie, NY 12205-3313

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182J (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3061F , Serial Number: 18257161, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 04/29/1966
    Registrant (Individual): Deane W Taber, 47 Robert Dr, Colonie, NY 12205



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 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 ORIGINATED41$175,09840$156,325170$140,3478$77,3754$146,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$141,0005$129,80013$143,2312$75,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$147,6677$106,28646$161,1097$31,7142$91,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$104,0005$185,60029$155,2762$44,0001$200,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$233,0000$08$180,0001$60,0000$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0139.01 , 0139.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$157,2007$178,7140$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$134,0002$232,5001$262,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$167,0001$206,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$153,0000$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0139.01 , 0139.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 67
  • Hazardous Condition: 45

Incident types - Colonie


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Colonie, NY
Businesses in Colonie, NY
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1Olive Garden1
Burger King1Outback1
Buybuy BABY1Outback Steakhouse1
CVS1Panera Bread1
DressBarn1Papa John's Pizza1
Dunkin Donuts3Red Lobster1
Eddie Bauer1Rite Aid1
FedEx3Sprint Nextel1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Subway2
H&R Block1T-Mobile2
Lowe's1Target1
Men's Wearhouse1Walgreens1
Nike1Wendy's1
OfficeMax1

Colonie on our top lists:

  • #50 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest residents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 100 safest cities (lowest city-data.com crime index) (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 100 least racially diverse cities (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Kerry (Democrat) in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2004 Presidential Election"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Jack Mathew Webster (7)
  • Katherine Lee Jackson (3)
  • Gregory Scott Martin (3)
  • Michael J. Tomaszewski (3)
  • Jordan Philip Seeger (2)
  • Paul Stukenborg (2)
  • Justin Thomas Brumberg (1)
  • Marc Louis Gutchell (1)
  • Jason B. Rothenberger (1)
  • Antonio Caiafa (1)

Total of 25 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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