Schenectady, New York

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Population in 2017: 65,625 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +6.2%
 
Males: 30,250  (46.1%)
Females: 35,375  (53.9%)
Median resident age:

38.1 years
New York median age:

38.7 years

Zip codes: 12305, 12307.

Schenectady Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $42,565 (it was $29,378 in 2000)
Schenectady:

$42,565
NY:

$64,894

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,814 (it was $17,076 in 2000)

Schenectady city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $105,900 (it was $69,200 in 2000)
Schenectady:

$105,900
NY:

$314,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $141,509; detached houses: $142,529; townhouses or other attached units: $190,227; in 2-unit structures: $85,092; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $186,992; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $37,649; mobile homes: $8,598

Median gross rent in 2017: $864.

March 2019 cost of living index in Schenectady: 105.8 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 20.8%
(14.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.4% for Black residents, 38.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 27.9% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 18.1% for other race residents, 27.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Schenectady, NY (2017)
    • 35,61154.1%White alone
    • 14,67922.3%Black alone
    • 7,04010.7%Hispanic
    • 3,9806.0%Asian alone
    • 2,8354.3%Two or more races
    • 1,9242.9%Other race alone
    • 2610.4%American Indian alone
    • 230.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of New York and other state lists, there were 217 registered sex offenders living in Schenectady, New York as of June 01, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Schenectady is 299 to 1.


Crime rates in Schenectady by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
8
(13.1)
6
(9.8)
5
(8.1)
9
(14.6)
7
(11.5)
8
(13.2)
4
(6.0)
7
(10.5)
8
(12.1)
5
(7.6)
6
(9.2)
2
(3.1)
1
(1.5)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
41
(67.0)
52
(84.6)
34
(55.3)
35
(56.9)
31
(50.7)
53
(87.2)
43
(64.7)
32
(48.0)
31
(46.9)
57
(86.6)
58
(89.0)
58
(89.6)
57
(87.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
252
(411.7)
309
(502.9)
265
(430.6)
288
(468.2)
243
(397.8)
256
(421.4)
204
(307.1)
199
(298.7)
203
(307.4)
158
(240.0)
146
(224.1)
141
(217.9)
136
(207.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
308
(503.2)
345
(561.5)
302
(490.8)
322
(523.5)
311
(509.1)
362
(595.9)
382
(575.0)
388
(582.3)
365
(552.7)
355
(539.2)
385
(591.1)
376
(581.1)
426
(649.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
795
(1,299)
1,119
(1,821)
806
(1,310)
925
(1,504)
822
(1,346)
856
(1,409)
904
(1,361)
810
(1,216)
769
(1,164)
642
(975.2)
378
(580.3)
348
(537.8)
353
(538.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,975
(3,226)
1,994
(3,245)
1,851
(3,008)
1,905
(3,097)
2,299
(3,763)
2,347
(3,863)
2,011
(3,027)
1,876
(2,816)
1,878
(2,844)
1,752
(2,661)
1,525
(2,341)
1,534
(2,371)
1,542
(2,352)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
279
(455.8)
336
(546.8)
290
(471.3)
224
(364.2)
215
(352.0)
184
(302.9)
183
(275.5)
142
(213.1)
153
(231.7)
124
(188.4)
197
(302.4)
175
(270.4)
211
(321.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/A42
(68.4)
48
(78.0)
39
(63.4)
35
(57.3)
35
(57.6)
24
(36.1)
64
(96.1)
N/A19
(28.9)
19
(29.2)
20
(30.9)
26
(39.7)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)560.3651.4537.5578.3557.6619.1509.3480.3478.3454.1433.6413.6422.4

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 182 (154 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.35
New York average:

2.90
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Ancestries: Italian (10.7%), Guyanese (8.4%), American (6.3%), Irish (4.8%), German (3.9%), Polish (3.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1798

Land area: 10.8 square miles.

Population density: 6,050 people per square mile   (high).

Schenectady, New York map

10,590 residents are foreign born (10.5% Latin America, 1.6% Europe).

This city:

16.1%
New York:

22.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $4,243 (4.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,297 (3.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bronx, NY (135.4 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

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 )

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: +5,485 (+8.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 9,869 (34.1%)

Area code: 518

Distribution of median household income in Schenectady, NY in 2017
Distribution of house value in Schenectady, NY in 2017
Schenectady satellite photo by USGS

Schenectady tourist attractions:

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
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $183,600
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $115,600
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $103,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Schenectady, NY residents
Average permit cost in Schenectady, NY
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.6%
New York:

4.1%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Schenectady, NY
Historical housing units in Schenectady, NY
Most common industries in Schenectady, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (14.6%)
  • Educational services (9.6%)
  • Public administration (9.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.9%)
  • Construction (4.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.6%)
  • Social assistance (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.1%)
  • Public administration (7.8%)
  • Educational services (7.4%)
  • Health care (7.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.5%)
  • Educational services (11.8%)
  • Public administration (10.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.7%)
  • Social assistance (6.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Schenectady, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (2.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (2.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.6%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.6%)
  • Cashiers (3.5%)

Average climate in Schenectady, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Schenectady, New York average temperatures Schenectady, New York average precipitation Schenectady, New York humidity Schenectady, New York wind speed Schenectady, New York snowfall Schenectady, New York sunshine Schenectady, New York clear and cloudy days

Schenectady, New York environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 67.6. This is about average.

City:

67.6
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.215. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.215
U.S.:

0.267
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.0698. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0698
U.S.:

1.7894
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.89. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.89
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Schenectady-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New York state average. It is 51% 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 near New York state average. It is 88% 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 Schenectady center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 116.9 miles away from Schenectady center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 127.0 miles away from Schenectady center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 39.9 miles away from the city 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 Schenectady center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 202.9 miles away from Schenectady center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Schenectady County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Power Outage: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Main business address for: AUTHENTIDATE HOLDING CORP (SERVICES-COMPUTER INTEGRATED SYSTEMS DESIGN).

Hospitals in Schenectady:

  • CAPITAL DISTRICT DDSO - O D HE (500 BALLTOWN RD)
  • ELLIS HOSPITAL (Proprietary, provides emergency services, 1101 NOTT STREET)
  • LIVING RESOURCES CORPORATION, INC (2751 BALLTOWN ROAD)
  • ST CLARE'S HOSPITAL (600 MCCLELLAN STREET)
  • SUNNYVIEW HOSP REHAB CTR (1270 BELMONT AVE)
  • SUNNYVIEW HOSPITAL AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 1270 BELMONT AVENUE)

Nursing Homes in Schenectady:

  • ELLIS RESIDENTIAL AND REHABILITATION CENTER (600 MCCLELLAN STREET)
  • KINGSWAY ARMS NURSING CENTER INC (323 KINGS ROAD)
  • THE AVENUE NURSING AND REHAB CENTRE (526 ALTAMONT AVE)
  • THE DUTCH MANOR NURSING AND REHAB CENTRE (1940 HAMBURG STREET)

Dialysis Facilities in Schenectady:

  • FMS-CAPITAL DISTRICT DIALYSIS CENTER (650 MCCLELLAN STREET)

Home Health Centers in Schenectady:

  • EDDY SENIORCARE LTHHCP (504 STATE STREET)
  • SCHENECTADY COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES (107 NOTT TERRACE)
  • VNS OF SCHENECTADY AND SARATOGA COUNTIES (108 ERIE BOULEVARD)

Airports and heliports 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: 3,676; Location: 78 Washington Avenue; Public; Website: www.sunysccc.edu)
  • Union College (Full-time enrollment: 2,075; Location: 807 Union St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.union.edu/)
  • Union Graduate College (Full-time enrollment: 391; Location: 80 Nott Terrace; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.uniongraduatecollege.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Modern Welding School (Full-time enrollment: 101; Location: 1842 State St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.modernwelding.com)
  • Belanger School of Nursing (Full-time enrollment: 98; Location: 650 McClellan St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: ellisbelangerschoolofnursing.org)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Schenectady:

  • Excelsior College (about 8 miles; Albany, NY; Full-time enrollment: 4,723)
  • SUNY at Albany (about 10 miles; Albany, NY; FT enrollment: 15,490)
  • Siena College (about 11 miles; Loudonville, NY; FT enrollment: 3,153)
  • The College of Saint Rose (about 13 miles; Albany, NY; FT enrollment: 4,085)
  • The Sage Colleges (about 14 miles; Troy, NY; FT enrollment: 2,499)
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (about 14 miles; Troy, NY; FT enrollment: 6,940)
  • Hudson Valley Community College (about 15 miles; Troy, NY; FT enrollment: 9,346)

Public high schools in Schenectady:

Private high schools in Schenectady:

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Schenectady:

Private elementary/middle schools in Schenectady:

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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)

Points of interest:

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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

Main business address in Schenectady: AUTHENTIDATE HOLDING CORP (A). Display/hide its location 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).

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.

Schenectady County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

FROSTY ACRES CAMPSITE (Population served: 230, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
NOB HILL CAMPSITE & RV PARK (Address: 1781 NORA AVENUE , Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
MAPLE SKI RIDGE INC. (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • LITTLE POND STATE CAMPSITE (Address: 1130 NORTH WESTCOTT RD , Population served: 300, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NORTH LAKE CAMPSITE (Address: 1130 NORTH WESTCOTT RD , Population served: 220, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • DEVILS TOMBSTONE STATE C S (Address: 1130 NORTH WESTCOTT RD , Population served: 102, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
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

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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Schenectady:

Marital status in Schenectady, NY
  • Never married: 47.1%
  • Now married: 30.9%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

For population 25 years and over in Schenectady:

  • High school or higher: 83.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.1%
  • Unemployed: 10.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.4
New York average:

13.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Schenectady
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Schenectady, NY (based on Schenectady County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic44,17817
Mainline Protestant12,03146
Other9,12816
Evangelical Protestant6,17636
Black Protestant1,1186
Orthodox2151
None81,881-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 25
This county:

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Schenectady 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.
State:

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

4.05 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

6.58 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Schenectady County:

8.4%
State:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Schenectady County:

25.0%
New York:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Schenectady County:

14.9%
State:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Schenectady:

48.3%
New York:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.8%
New York:

47.0%

Average BMI:
Schenectady:

28.7
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.3%
State:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Schenectady:

11.7%
New York:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
New York:

6.8

Overweight people:
Schenectady:

33.4%
New York:

33.3%

General health condition:
Schenectady:

54.6%
New York:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Schenectady:

78.5%
New York:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Schenectady, NY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 148$1,139,122$92,3610$0
Firefighters 117$710,427$72,8640$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 69$269,005$46,7832$3,450
Streets and Highways 39$161,280$49,6250$0
Solid Waste Management 37$112,233$36,4000$0
Sewerage 36$149,234$49,7450$0
Other and Unallocable 29$111,294$46,0530$0
Financial Administration 27$127,397$56,6210$0
Police - Other 25$81,459$39,10025$14,650
Water Supply 18$105,843$70,5620$0
Parks and Recreation 11$37,138$40,5140$0
Judicial and Legal 7$38,196$65,4790$0
Other Government Administration 7$31,983$54,82812$13,312
Fire - Other 3$11,691$46,7640$0
Totals for Government 573$3,086,302$64,63539$31,412

Schenectady government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $5,302,000 ($80.79)
    General - Other: $2,584,000 ($39.38)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,573,000 ($39.21)
    Water Utilities: $1,656,000 ($25.23)
    Sewerage: $1,013,000 ($15.44)
    Parks and Recreation: $476,000 ($7.25)
    Police Protection: $464,000 ($7.07)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $34,613,000 ($527.44)
    Police Protection: $17,503,000 ($266.71)
    Local Fire Protection: $9,845,000 ($150.02)
    Sewerage: $7,554,000 ($115.11)
    Water Utilities: $5,392,000 ($82.16)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,342,000 ($66.16)
    Regular Highways: $3,214,000 ($48.98)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,703,000 ($25.95)
    General Public Buildings: $1,624,000 ($24.75)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,067,000 ($16.26)
    Financial Administration: $1,038,000 ($15.82)
    Central Staff Services: $839,000 ($12.78)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $837,000 ($12.75)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $657,000 ($10.01)
    Parking Facilities: $576,000 ($8.78)
    Health - Other: $100,000 ($1.52)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,166,000 ($93.96)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Financial Administration: $760,000 ($11.58)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $926,000 ($14.11)
    Housing and Community Development: $504,000 ($7.68)
    Local Fire Protection: $68,000 ($1.04)
    Water Utilities: $63,000 ($0.96)
    Sewerage: $44,000 ($0.67)
    Police Protection: $35,000 ($0.53)
    Parks and Recreation: $27,000 ($0.41)
    General Public Building: $4,000 ($0.06)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($0.05)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $2,000 ($0.03)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000 ($0.03)
    Parking Facilities: $1,000 ($0.02)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($0.02)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $37,276,000 ($568.02)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $68,000 ($1.04)

Schenectady government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $11,441,000 ($174.34)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,555,000 ($84.65)
    Other: $2,338,000 ($35.63)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,200,000 ($18.29)
    Housing and Community Development: $504,000 ($7.68)
    Parking Facilities: $213,000 ($3.25)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $3,077,000 ($46.89)
    Other: $1,816,000 ($27.67)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $12,258,000 ($186.79)
    Other: $42,000 ($0.64)
    Highways: $32,000 ($0.49)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,233,000 ($49.26)
    Sale of Property: $1,360,000 ($20.72)
    Fines and Forfeits: $881,000 ($13.42)
    Interest Earnings: $77,000 ($1.17)
    Special Assessments: $59,000 ($0.90)
    Donations From Private Sources: $25,000 ($0.38)
    Rents: $11,000 ($0.17)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $7,982,000 ($121.63)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $11,206,000 ($170.76)
    Other: $2,150,000 ($32.76)
    Highways: $1,864,000 ($28.40)
  • Tax - Property: $30,753,000 ($468.62)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,532,000 ($23.34)
    Other License: $1,238,000 ($18.86)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $522,000 ($7.95)

Schenectady government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $70,496,000 ($1074.22)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $66,373,000 ($1011.40)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $17,955,000 ($273.60)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $17,267,000 ($263.12)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,123,000 ($62.83)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $688,000 ($10.48)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $40,688,000 ($620.01)
    Beginning: $32,636,000 ($497.31)

Schenectady government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,015,000 ($304.99)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $42,407,000 ($646.20)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,267,000 ($263.12)

5.77% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($50,023 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.77%
New York average:

4.90%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Albany County, NY  1.71% ($47,980 average AGI)
from Saratoga County, NY  0.88% ($57,135)
from Rensselaer County, NY  0.40% ($44,929)


6.47% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($64,928 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.47%
New York average:

5.85%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($785 average AGI)
Schenectady County:

0.04%
New York average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Albany County, NY  1.57% ($49,068 average AGI)
to Saratoga County, NY  1.08% ($69,092)
to Rensselaer County, NY  0.37% ($37,975)
Businesses in Schenectady, NY
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Maurices1
AT&T1McDonald's4
Ace Hardware1Motherhood Maternity1
Advance Auto Parts2New Balance2
Aeropostale1Nike4
Applebee's1Nissan1
AutoZone1Old Navy1
Barnes & Noble1Panera Bread1
Bath & Body Works1Payless2
Bed Bath & Beyond1Penske1
Burger King3PetSmart1
CVS7Pizza Hut2
Days Inn1Plato's Closet1
Deb1Popeyes1
Domino's Pizza2Quality1
Dunkin Donuts7RadioShack1
Econo Lodge1Rite Aid4
Famous Footwear2Rue211
FedEx5Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Finish Line1Spencer Gifts1
Foot Locker1Sprint Nextel2
Ford1Starbucks1
GNC4Subway3
GameStop3Super 81
Gap1T-Mobile2
Goodwill1T.J.Maxx1
H&R Block3Taco Bell2
Hilton1Target1
Holiday Inn1The Room Place1
Home Depot1Toyota1
Hyundai1Toys"R"Us1
IHOP1True Value2
Jones New York1U-Haul5
KFC2UPS9
Kmart1Vans2
Kroger1Verizon Wireless2
Lane Furniture2Victoria's Secret1
LensCrafters1Volkswagen1
Lowe's1Walgreens1
Macy's1Walmart1
Marshalls1Wendy's1
MasterBrand Cabinets11YMCA2

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)

Medal of Honor Recipients

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

Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Schenectady fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 32Number of bridges
  • 922ft / 281mTotal length
  • $152,566,000Total costs
  • 515,489Total average daily traffic
  • 15,776Total average daily truck traffic
  • 251,221Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Schenectady, NY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 31950-1959
  • 191960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 51980-1989
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Schenectady, NY
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 104 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Schenectady)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Schenectady, NY)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 43 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 65 (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: 477 (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: 26 (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 in Schenectady, NY
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Schenectady, NY - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 518. The highest number of reported fires - 792 took place in 2006, and the least - 56 in 2010. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Schenectady, NY When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (63.6%), and Outside Fires (21.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Schenectady, NY
    • 5,60563.6%Structure Fires
    • 1,86021.1%Outside Fires
    • 7999.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 5506.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Schenectady, NY

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

  • Quality Inn, 2788 Hamburg St, Schenectady, New York 12303 , Phone: (518) 355-1111, Fax: (518) 356-3817
  • The Parker Inn, 434 State St, Schenectady, New York 12305 , Phone: (518) 688-1001, Fax: (518) 688-1002
  • Super 8 Schenectady, 3083 Carmen Rd, Schenectady, New York 12303 , Phone: (518) 355-2190, Fax: (518) 355-3843
  • Hampton Inn Schenectady, 450 State St, Schenectady, New York 12305 , Phone: (518) 377-4500, Fax: (518) 377-3575
  • Mallozi's Belvedere Hotel, 1926 Curry Rd, Schenectady, New York 12303 , Phone: (518) 630-4020, Fax: (518) 630-4055
  • Stardust Motor Inn, 2700 Curry Rd, Schenectady, New York 12303 , Phone: (518) 355-8000, Fax: (518) 355-1536
  • Homewood Suites By Hilton Schenectady, 2 A Freemans Bridge Rd, Schenectady, New York 12302 , Phone: (518) 579-6727, Fax: (518) 579-6724
  • Courtyard Marriott Schenectady at Mohawk Harbor, 240 Harborside Dr, Schenectady, New York 12305 , Phone: (518) 579-6620, Fax: (518) 952-7463
  • 2 other hotels and motels
All 10 fire-safe hotels and motels in Schenectady, New York
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Schenectady, NY
  • 86.8%Utility gas
  • 7.1%Electricity
  • 4.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Wood
  • 0.4%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Schenectady, NY
  • 68.4%Utility gas
  • 26.5%Electricity
  • 2.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Other fuel
  • 0.1%Solar energy


Schenectady compared to New York state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.

Schenectady on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Guyana (population 500+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest houses (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 100 cities with old houses but young residents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of unmarried partner households (population 50,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average snowfall in a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of arson incidents per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: community and social service occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: other services, except public administration (population 50,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: material moving occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: personal care and service occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage population decreases in the 1990s) (population 50,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: retail trade (population 50,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most users submitting photos to our site per 10,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: health care and social assistance (population 50,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: transportation occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: food preparation and serving related occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: healthcare support occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least cars per house, population 50,000+"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest house values disparities (population 50,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest daily low temperatures (population 50,000+)"
  • #22 (12307) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest 2012 average taxable interest for individuals (pop 5,000+)"
  • #26 (12307) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest 2012 average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) for individuals (pop 5,000+)"
  • #49 (12307) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest average reported salary/wage in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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