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Population in 2012: 66,078 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +6.9%
 

Males: 32,024  (48.5%)
Females: 34,054  (51.5%)

Median resident age:  34.5 years
New York median age:  38.1 years

Zip codes: 12305, 12307.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,508 (it was $29,378 in 2000)
Schenectady:

$35,508
NY:

$56,448
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,420

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $114,200 (it was $69,200 in 2000)
Schenectady:

$114,200
NY:

$280,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $135,799; Detached houses: $130,076; Townhouses or other attached units: $207,310; In 2-unit structures: $102,334; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $581,348; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $158,684; Mobile homes: $18,959

Median gross rent in 2012: $769.

Recent home sales, real estate maps, and home value estimator for zip codes: 12304, 12305, 12307, 12308, 12309.

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  • White alone - 36,167 (54.7%)
  • Black alone - 12,318 (18.6%)
  • Hispanic - 7,064 (10.7%)
  • Two or more races - 4,714 (7.1%)
  • Asian alone - 2,766 (4.2%)
  • Other race alone - 2,807 (4.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 236 (0.4%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Schenectady: 108.1 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Italian (13.6%), Irish (12.1%), German (8.7%), English (6.0%), Polish (5.4%), French (4.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1798

Land area: 10.8 square miles.

Population density: 6,091 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Schenectady:

  • High school or higher: 82.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.2%
  • Unemployed: 13.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Schenectady city:

  • Never married: 44.2%
  • Now married: 32.0%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

7,500 residents are foreign born (6.8% Latin America, 1.8% Europe, 1.6% Asia).

This city:  12.2%
New York:  22.6%



According to our research of New York and other state lists there were 185 registered sex offenders living in Schenectady, New York as of November 24, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Schenectady to the number of sex offenders is 357 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $4,159 (3.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,418 (2.2%)

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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: North Hempstead, NY (140.8 miles , pop. 222,611).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (145.2 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Niskayuna, NY (1.4 miles ), Rotterdam, NY (1.4 miles ), Scotia, NY (1.6 miles ), Glenville, NY (2.1 miles ), East Glenville, NY (2.1 miles ), Guilderland, NY (2.7 miles ), Clifton Park, NY (2.7 miles ), Colonie, NY (2.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 12 buildings, average cost: $69,100
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $51,200
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $68,700
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $67,500
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $67,700
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $67,700
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $67,700
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $67,700
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $67,700
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $67,700
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $67,700
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $67,700
  • 2009: 15 buildings, average cost: $133,300
  • 2010: 10 buildings, average cost: $89,300
  • 2011: 7 buildings, average cost: $89,300
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $108,900

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 42.80 N, Longitude: 73.93 W

Schenectady nicknames or aliases (official or unofficial): Electric City, The City That Lights And Hauls The World

Daytime population change due to commuting: -28,270 (-42.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 8,335 (29.5%)

Area code: 518

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Crime rates in Schenectady by Year
Type 2000 2001 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 3686597847
per 100,000 4.79.713.19.88.114.611.513.26.010.5
Rapes 44544152343531534332
per 100,000 69.487.267.084.655.356.950.787.264.748.0
Robberies 201208252309265288243256204199
per 100,000 317.1335.8411.7502.9430.6468.2397.8421.4307.1298.7
Assaults 214255308345302322311362382388
per 100,000 337.6411.7503.2561.5490.8523.5509.1595.9575.0582.3
Burglaries 7688717951,119806925822856904810
per 100,000 1211.61406.31298.71821.21309.81503.91345.61409.01360.81215.7
Thefts 1,7411,9021,9751,9941,8511,9052,2992,3472,0111,876
per 100,000 2746.53071.03226.43245.23008.03097.33763.53863.33027.22815.5
Auto thefts 206261279336290224215184183142
per 100,000 325.0421.4455.8546.8471.3364.2352.0302.9275.5213.1
Arson N/A65N/A42483935352464
per 100,000 N/A104.9N/A68.478.063.457.357.636.196.1
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.9) 453.0532.8566.2658.3543.2584.4563.4625.6514.7485.3

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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 Schenectady detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 188 (143 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.15
New York average:

3.23

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.4%
New York:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -3,799 (-5.8%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Health care (7%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Health care (22%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Social assistance (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Schenectady-area historical tornado activity is above New York state average. It is 28% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/24/1960, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.5 miles away from the Schenectady city center injured 9 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.8 miles away from the city center injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Schenectady-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 82.1 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 39.9 miles away from Schenectady 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 80.9 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 89.9 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 16.9 miles away from Schenectady center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 74.7 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 Schenectady County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Power Outage: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Schenectady topographic map

Birthplace of: Joseph S. Pulver - Poet, Mary Daly - Feminist theologian, Dave Garroway - Television journalist, James Robert Moriarty - Lawyer, Mickey Rourke - (born 1950), actor, Michael Cremo - Writer, Kevin Greene - Football player and coach, Kevin Burns - Entertainment industry businessman, Harold Gould - Film actor, Jim Tedisco - Basketball player-coach.

Medal of Honor Recipients born in Schenectady: Bruce W. Carter, George Parks, Leverett M. Kelley.

Main business address for: AUTHENTIDATE HOLDING CORP (SERVICES-COMPUTER INTEGRATED SYSTEMS DESIGN).


Hospitals/medical centers in Schenectady:

  • FMS-CAPITAL DISTRICT DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 650 MCCLELLAN STREET)
  • EDDY SENIORCARE LTHHCP (Home Health Center, 504 STATE STREET)
  • SCHENECTADY COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, 107 NOTT TERRACE)
  • VNS OF SCHENECTADY AND SARATOGA COUNTIES (Home Health Center, 108 ERIE BOULEVARD)
  • CAPITAL DISTRICT DDSO - O D HE (Hospital, 500 BALLTOWN RD)
  • ELLIS HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Proprietary, provides emergency services, 1101 NOTT STREET)
  • LIVING RESOURCES CORPORATION, INC (Hospital, 2751 BALLTOWN ROAD)
  • ST CLARE'S HOSPITAL (Hospital, 600 MCCLELLAN STREET)
  • SUNNYVIEW HOSP REHAB CTR (Hospital, 1270 BELMONT AVE)
  • SUNNYVIEW HOSPITAL AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, 1270 BELMONT AVENUE)
  • ELLIS RESIDENTIAL AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 600 MCCLELLAN STREET)
  • KINGSWAY ARMS NURSING CENTER INC (Nursing Home, 323 KINGS ROAD)
  • THE AVENUE NURSING AND REHAB CENTRE (Nursing Home, 526 ALTAMONT AVE)
  • THE DUTCH MANOR NURSING AND REHAB CENTRE (Nursing Home, 1940 HAMBURG STREET)

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Airports, heliports and other landing facilities located in Schenectady:


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Amtrak station:

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.

Colleges/Universities in Schenectady:

  • Schenectady County Community College (Full-time enrollment: 2,560; Location: 78 Washington Avenue; Public; Website: www.sunysccc.edu)
  • Union College (FT enrollment: 2,157; Location: 807 Union St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.union.edu/)
  • Union Graduate College (FT enrollment: 173; Location: 80 Nott Terrace; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.uniongraduatecollege.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Modern Welding School (FT enrollment: 104; Location: 1842 State St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.modernwelding.com)
  • Ellis School of Nursing (FT enrollment: 45; Location: 1101 Nott St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.ehson.org)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Schenectady:

  • SUNY at Albany (about 10 miles; Albany, NY; Full-time enrollment: 14,693)
  • Siena College (about 11 miles; Loudonville, NY; FT enrollment: 3,121)
  • The College of Saint Rose (about 13 miles; Albany, NY; FT enrollment: 3,697)
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (about 14 miles; Troy, NY; FT enrollment: 6,660)
  • Hudson Valley Community College (about 15 miles; Troy, NY; FT enrollment: 7,928)
  • SUNY Empire State College (about 21 miles; Saratoga Springs, NY; FT enrollment: 4,933)
  • Skidmore College (about 22 miles; Saratoga Springs, NY; FT enrollment: 2,591)

Public high schools in Schenectady:

Private high schools in Schenectady:

  • NOTRE DAME-BISHOP GIBBONS SCHOOL (Students: 335; Location: 2600 ALBANY ST; Grades: 6 - 12)
  • NORTHEAST PARENT & CHILD SOCIETY (Students: 153; Location: 1 GENIUM PLAZA; Grades: 6 - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Schenectady:

Private elementary/middle schools in Schenectady:

  • BROWN SCHOOL (Students: 277; Location: 150 CORLAER AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • WILDWOOD SCHOOL (Students: 203; Location: 2995 CURRY RD EXT; Grades: UG - UG)
  • ST MADELEINE SOPHIE SCHOOL (Students: 200; Location: 3510 CARMAN RD; Grades: PK - 5)
  • ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST (Students: 199; Location: 806 UNION ST; Grades: PK - 5)
  • ST HELENS SCHOOL (Students: 151; Location: 1801 UNION ST; Grades: PK - 5)
  • ANNUR ISLAMIC SCHOOL (Students: 142; Location: 2195 CENTRAL AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 11; Location: 2117 UNION ST; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Schenectady

Library in Schenectady:

  • SCHENECTADY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $5,310,808; Location: 99 CLINTON STREET; 435,376 books; 59,928 audio materials; 43,570 video materials; 11 local licensed databases; 14 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 1,725 print serial subscriptions; 3 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Schenectady: Niagara-Mohawk Power Corporation Chrisler Avenue Sub-Station (A), Kings Road Industrial Park (B), City of Schenectady Sewage Treatment Plant (C), Psi Upsilon Flagpole (D), Niagara-Mohawk Power Corporation Emmett Sub-Station (E), Niagara-Mohawk Power Corporation Weaver Street Sub-Station (F), Schenectady Business And Technology Center (G), Schenectady Stadium (H), Wold House (I), Wells House (J), Webster House (K), Green House (L), John Blair Smith House (M), Richmond House (N), Raymond House (O), Potter House (P), Orange House (Q), Blue House (R), Hickok House (S), Golub House (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Sheridan Plaza Shopping Center (1), Woodlawn Plaza Shopping Center (2), Crosstown Plaza Shopping Center (3), Canal Square Mall Shopping Center (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Schenectady include: Old Chapel (A), Memorial Chapel (B), Stanford United Methodist Church (C), Church of the Nazarene (D), Calvary Tabernacle Church (E), Saint Paul The Apostle Roman Catholic Church (F), Tabernacle Baptist Church (G), Trinity Lutheran Church (H), Pilgrim Congregational Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint John Cemetery (1), Saint Joseph Cemetery (2), Saint Josephs Cemetery (3), Parkview Cemetery (4), Vale Cemetery (5), First Presbyterian Cemetery (6), First Reformed Church Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Creek: College Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Schenectady include: Pleasant Valley Park (1), Mount Pleasant Athletic Field (2), Steinmetz Park (3), Steinmetz Memorial Park (4), Chester Arthur Courtyard (5), Roger Hull Plaza (6), Jackson's Garden (7), Stanley and Geraldine Levine Wildflower Garden (8), Mrs. Perkin's Garden (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Schenectady Museum (Planetariums; Nott Terrace Hts), Dudley Observatory (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 107 Nott Terrace Suite 201), Bumpy's Polar Freeze Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 2013 State Street), Bud's Music Service (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1199 Cullen Avenue), Empire State Aerosciences Museum (250 Rudy Chase Drive Suite 2), Bel-Aire Music & Amusement Distributors (Arcades & Amusements; 156 Barrett).

Hotels: Albany - Days Inn Schenectady (167 Nott Ter), Canalside Catering by Angelo Mazzone (1 Glen Avenue), Camillos Lounge Inc (1490 State), Econo Lodge (759 State St), Econo Lodge Downtown (759 State Street).

Court: Schenectady County - Supreme Court (612 State Street).

 
Schenectady 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
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AQI  CO  SO2 Ozone  PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 26.4. This is better than average.
City:

26.4
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.322. This is about average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.322
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.63. This is about average. There were 22 monitors within city limits.
City:

2.63
U.S.:

2.43
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 22.6. This is better than average. There were 22 monitors within city limits.
City:

22.6
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 7.58. This is better than average. There were 5 monitors within city limits.
City:

7.58
U.S.:

9.59

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

ATHENS VILLAGE (Address: 300 ANTHONY STREET , Population served: 1850, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: TTHM
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-08-2006)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In MAR-2002. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-22-2002), St Public Notif requested (MAR-22-2002), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-22-2002)
  • MCL, Average - In FEB-2002, Contaminant: Turbidity. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-22-2002), St Public Notif requested (MAR-22-2002), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-22-2002)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In OCT-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-09-1998), St Public Notif requested (OCT-25-1998)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Treatment Technique Exceeds Turb 1 NTU - In MAR-2005, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-04-2005), St Public Notif requested (MAR-04-2005)
  • Treatment Technique Exceeds Turb 0.3 NTU - In MAR-2005, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-04-2005), St Public Notif requested (MAR-04-2005)
  • Treatment Technique Exceeds Turb 1 NTU - In JAN-2005, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-04-2005), St Public Notif requested (MAR-04-2005)
  • Treatment Technique Exceeds Turb 0.3 NTU - In JAN-2005, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-04-2005), St Public Notif requested (MAR-04-2005)
LITTLE POND STATE CAMPSITE (Address: 1150 NORTH WESTCOTT RD , Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
FROSTY ACRES CAMPSITE (Population served: 230, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
NORTH LAKE CAMPSITE (Address: 1150 NORTH WESTCOTT RD , Population served: 220, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
STARDUST MOTOR INN (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
HILLCREST CLUB HOUSE (Address: 41 WILLOW STREET , Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
DUFFERS TAVERN (EAGLE CREST GOLF CLUB) (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
DEVILS TOMBSTONE STATE C S (Address: 1150 NORTH WESTCOTT RD , Population served: 102, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • HIDDEN LAKE CAMP (Population served: 244, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MAPLE SKI RIDGE INC. (Address: RD #3, BOX 245, MARIAVILLE RD., Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 22.5%
(14.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.4% for Black residents, 44.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 27.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 43.8% for other race residents, 37.0% for two or more races residents)

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

Percentage of family households:
This city:  54.9%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  10.7%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Schenectady, NY

People in group quarters in Schenectady in 2010:

  • 1,780 people in college/university student housing
  • 632 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 296 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 292 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 167 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 156 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 69 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 56 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 20 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 2 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Schenectady in 2000:

  • 1,504 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 706 people in nursing homes
  • 321 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 156 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 150 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 119 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 106 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 86 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 50 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 25 people in religious group quarters
  • 23 people in other group homes
  • 10 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 5 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 5 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 4 people in homes for the physically handicapped

Schenectady compared to New York state average:

Schenectady, New York environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

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


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Banks with branches in Schenectady (2011 data):

  • TrustCo Bank: 10 branches. 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
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Schenectady Branch, Rotterdam Branch, Altamont Ave/Price Chopper Branch, Eastern Parkway/Price Chopper Branch, Glenville/Walmart Branch. 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
  • First Niagara Bank, National Association: Rotterdam Branch, Union Street Branch, Bellevue Branch, Schenectady 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.
  • KeyBank National Association: Bellevue Branch, Eastern Parkway Branch, Mohawk Mall Branch, Schenectady Branch. 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
  • Bank of America, National Association: Nott Street Branch, Shoparama Branch, 500 State Street Branch. 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
  • First National Bank of Scotia: Ge Global Research Center, Rotterdam Branch, Schenectady Branch. 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.
  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Kingsway Retirement Home Branch at 5000 Queen Philomena Boulevard, branch established on 2001/11/26. 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
  • NBT Bank, National Association: Schenectady Branch at 419 State Street, branch established on 2010/08/26. 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.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Schenectady, New York:

  • Holiday Inn-schenectady, 100 Nott Ter, Schenectady, NY 12308 , Phone: (518) 393-4141, Fax: (518) 393-4174
  • Days Inn Schenectady, 167 Nott Ter, Schenectady, NY 12308 , Phone: (518) 370-0851, Fax: (518) 370-5948
  • Scottish Chalet Motor Lodge, 1616 State St, Schenectady, NY 12304 , Phone: (518) 370-3000
  • Quality Inn, 2788 Hamburg St, Schenectady, NY 12303 , Phone: (518) 355-1111, Fax: (518) 356-3817
  • The Parker Inn, 434 State St, Schenectady, NY 12305 , Phone: (518) 688-1001, Fax: (518) 688-1002
  • Super 8 Schenectady, 3083 Carmen Rd, Schenectady, NY 12303 , Phone: (518) 355-2190, Fax: (518) 355-3843
  • Hampton Inn Schenectady, 450 State St, Schenectady, NY 12305 , Phone: (518) 377-4500, Fax: (518) 377-3575
  • Mallozi's Belvedere Hotel, 1926 Curry Rd, Schenectady, NY 12303 , Phone: (518) 630-4020, Fax: (518) 630-4055
  • Econo Lodge, 759 State St, Schenectady, NY 12307 , Phone: (518) 393-6692, Fax: (518) 393-4282
All 9 fire-safe hotels and motels in Schenectady, New York

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Schenectady travel time to work - commute


Schenectady mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (76%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Schenectady city (based on Schenectady County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 69.71%
Here69.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishUnited Methodist ChurchReformed Church in AmericaEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents69.4%5.1%4.8%4.7%2.1%
Congregations18.2%3.6%11.8%10.0%3.6%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USALutheran ChurchEpiscopal ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents1.5%1.5%1.5%1.4%8.1%
Congregations7.3%2.7%5.5%5.5%31.8%
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: 25
Schenectady County:

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.66 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 61
Schenectady County:

4.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 99
Here:

6.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Schenectady County:

25.0%
New York:

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

14.9%
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 20$74,088$44,4530$0
Other Government Administration 21$57,869$33,0684$4,540
Judicial and Legal 6$26,105$52,2100$0
Police Protection - Officers 151$865,976$68,8190$0
Police - Other 42$130,828$37,37944$22,513
Firefighters 117$550,600$56,4720$0
Fire - Other 3$6,931$27,7240$0
Streets and Highways 35$173,984$59,6520$0
Solid Waste Management 62$198,534$38,4260$0
Sewerage 16$90,445$67,8340$0
Parks and Recreation 13$43,945$40,5650$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 12$47,913$47,9130$0
Natural Resources 3$9,119$36,4760$0
Water Supply 16$63,764$47,8230$0
Other and Unallocable 36$125,770$41,9233$3,743
Totals for Government 553$2,465,871$53,50951$30,796

Schenectady government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $4,842,000 ($73.28)
    General - Other: $1,830,000 ($27.69)
    Sewerage: $1,109,000 ($16.78)
    Police Protection: $405,000 ($6.13)
    Local Fire Protection: $259,000 ($3.92)
    Water Utilities: $85,000 ($1.29)
    Parks and Recreation: $18,000 ($0.27)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $24,362,000 ($368.69)
    Police Protection: $13,578,000 ($205.48)
    Local Fire Protection: $7,166,000 ($108.45)
    Sewerage: $6,085,000 ($92.09)
    Water Utilities: $4,159,000 ($62.94)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,872,000 ($58.60)
    Housing and Community Development: $3,026,000 ($45.79)
    Regular Highways: $2,950,000 ($44.64)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,502,000 ($22.73)
    General Public Buildings: $1,050,000 ($15.89)
    Financial Administration: $1,040,000 ($15.74)
    Central Staff Services: $636,000 ($9.62)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $620,000 ($9.38)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $509,000 ($7.70)
    Parking Facilities: $497,000 ($7.52)
    Health - Other: $47,000 ($0.71)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,538,000 ($38.41)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Financial Administration: $696,000 ($10.53)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,753,000 ($26.53)
    Police Protection: $108,000 ($1.63)
    Sewerage: $90,000 ($1.36)
    Water Utilities: $38,000 ($0.58)
    Housing and Community Development: $37,000 ($0.56)
    General Public Building: $28,000 ($0.42)
    Local Fire Protection: $22,000 ($0.33)
    Parks and Recreation: $16,000 ($0.24)
    Solid Waste Management: $10,000 ($0.15)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($0.05)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,000 ($0.02)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $31,055,000 ($469.97)

Schenectady government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $8,992,000 ($136.08)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,635,000 ($55.01)
    All Other: $1,519,000 ($22.99)
    Parks and Recreation: $845,000 ($12.79)
    Housing and Community Development: $704,000 ($10.65)
    Parking Facilities: $136,000 ($2.06)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $6,582,000 ($99.61)
    All Other: $40,000 ($0.61)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $11,000,000 ($166.47)
    All Other: $1,393,000 ($21.08)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $3,825,000 ($57.89)
    Fines and Forfeits: $937,000 ($14.18)
    Interest Earnings: $718,000 ($10.87)
    Sale of Property: $80,000 ($1.21)
    Special Assessments: $63,000 ($0.95)
    Rents: $20,000 ($0.30)
    Donations From Private Sources: $4,000 ($0.06)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $6,604,000 ($99.94)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $8,001,000 ($121.08)
    All Other: $2,729,000 ($41.30)
    Highways: $1,644,000 ($24.88)
  • Tax - Property: $31,347,000 ($474.39)
    Other License: $1,634,000 ($24.73)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,514,000 ($22.91)
    Other Selective Sales: $341,000 ($5.16)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $333,000 ($5.04)

Schenectady government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $44,555,000 ($674.28)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $39,345,000 ($595.43)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $18,910,000 ($286.18)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $17,313,000 ($262.01)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,210,000 ($78.85)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,597,000 ($24.17)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $17,060,000 ($258.18)
    Beginning: $16,312,000 ($246.86)

Schenectady government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,427,000 ($82.13)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $25,203,000 ($381.41)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,313,000 ($262.01)

6.63% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($40,048 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.63%
New York average:

5.41%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($722 average AGI)
Schenectady County:

0.08%
New York average:

0.24%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Albany County, NY  1.84% ($40,022 average AGI)
from Saratoga County, NY  1.00% ($45,352)
from Rensselaer County, NY  0.40% ($39,270)


6.17% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($45,231 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.17%
New York average:

6.26%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($373 average AGI)
Schenectady County:

0.06%
New York average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Albany County, NY  1.47% ($40,505 average AGI)
to Saratoga County, NY  0.99% ($49,152)
to Rensselaer County, NY  0.32% ($41,466)

Strongest AM radio stations in Schenectady:

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

Strongest FM radio stations in Schenectady:

  • WPGL (90.7 FM; PATTERSONVILLE, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WRUC (89.7 FM; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF UNION COLLEGE)
  • WAJZ (96.3 FM; VOORHEESVILLE, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKKF (102.3 FM; BALLSTON SPA, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRVE (99.5 FM; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKLI-FM (100.9 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMHT-FM (89.1 FM; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: WMHT EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • WZMR (104.9 FM; ALTAMONT, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPYX (106.5 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVCR-FM (88.3 FM; LOUDONVILLE, NY; Owner: SIENA COLLEGE)
  • WFLY (92.3 FM; TROY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDCD-FM (96.7 FM; CLIFTON PARK, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WTRY-FM (98.3 FM; ROTTERDAM, NY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMYY (97.3 FM; SCHOHARIE, NY; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WZEC (97.5 FM; HOOSICK FALLS, NY; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WEQX (102.7 FM; MANCHESTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSHIRE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJAN (95.1 FM; SUNDERLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Schenectady:

  • 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.)
  • WYPX (Channel 55; AMSTERDAM, NY; Owner: PAXSON ALBANY LICENSE, INC.)
  • WXXA-TV (Channel 23; ALBANY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W52DF (Channel 52; ALBANY, NY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WNGX-LP (Channel 42; SCHNECTADY, NY; Owner: BRIAN A. LARSON)
  • W58CX (Channel 58; SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


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


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 45
Total length: 585 meters (1,919ft)
Total costs: $174,580,000
Total average daily traffic: 814,377
Total average daily truck traffic: 35,256

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1900-1909: 9
  • 1910-1919: 0
  • 1920-1929: 0
  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 3
  • 1960-1969: 26
  • 1970-1979: 1
  • 1980-1989: 4
  • 1990-1999: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Schenectady, NY

FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 57 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Schenectady)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Schenectady, NY)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 56 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 431 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Schenectady)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Schenectady)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 43 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 22 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED266$108,761191$83,042416$103,42557$32,7208$513,50071$74,9460$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED15$120,15118$102,65280$122,6878$12,1960$011$57,1820$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED59$108,736101$90,170406$101,721113$26,0302$1,754,00087$97,1673$51,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN61$160,28115$100,533213$115,50621$34,9071$120,00019$74,5260$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS9$145,6679$105,90859$101,1011$9,1100$08$77,5000$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 23 tracts in Schenectady, NY

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 15 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED31$113,92014$131,2530$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED8$113,8554$130,0630$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$85,1282$158,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$132,7182$182,5000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$77,0000$01$77,000

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 792
  • Hazardous Condition: 679
  • Service Call: 23
  • Good Intent Call: 12

Incident types - Schenectady


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Schenectady, NY

Most common first names in Schenectady, NY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1,81175.2 years
Mary1,81181.0 years
William1,25375.7 years
Joseph1,16675.6 years
Helen89781.2 years
James78372.7 years
Edward78274.2 years
Anna77583.5 years
Robert77170.9 years
George74476.5 years
Most common last names in Schenectady, NY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith44677.6 years
Miller23477.3 years
Brown21676.3 years
Johnson18276.9 years
Williams17974.7 years
Jones14777.3 years
Martin11777.1 years
White10876.9 years
Anderson10078.3 years
Kelly8977.1 years
Businesses in Schenectady, NY
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's4
Ace Hardware1Motherhood Maternity1
Aeropostale1New Balance2
Applebee's1Nike4
AutoZone1Old Navy1
Bath & Body Works1Panera Bread1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Payless2
Burger King3Penske1
CVS7PetSmart1
Days Inn1Pizza Hut2
Deb1Popeyes1
Domino's Pizza2Quality1
Dunkin Donuts7RadioShack1
Econo Lodge1Rite Aid4
Famous Footwear2Rue211
FedEx5Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Finish Line1Spencer Gifts1
Foot Locker1Sprint Nextel2
GNC4Starbucks1
GameStop3Subway3
Gap1Super 81
Goodwill1T-Mobile2
H&R Block3T.J.Maxx1
Holiday Inn1Taco Bell2
Home Depot1Target1
IHOP1The Room Place1
Jones New York1Toys"R"Us1
KFC2True Value2
Kmart1U-Haul5
Kroger1UPS9
Lane Furniture2Vans2
LensCrafters1Verizon Wireless2
Lowe's1Victoria's Secret1
Macy's1Walgreens1
Marshalls1Walmart1
MasterBrand Cabinets11Wendy's1
Maurices1YMCA2
Browse common businesses in Schenectady, NY


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  • #52 (12305) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Bulgarian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #96 (12307) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of West Indian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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