Scotia, New York

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Population in 2019: 7,642 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -4.0%
 
Males: 3,553  (46.5%)
Females: 4,089  (53.5%)
Median resident age:

37.9 years
New York median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 12302.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $57,608 (it was $42,028 in 2000)
Scotia:

$57,608
NY:

$72,108

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $36,322 (it was $20,386 in 2000)

Scotia village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $154,564 (it was $81,700 in 2000)
Scotia:

$154,564
NY:

$338,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $183,030; detached houses: $183,395; townhouses or other attached units: $159,791; in 2-unit structures: $96,860; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $597,717; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $392,442; mobile homes: $189,825

Median gross rent in 2019: $934.

March 2019 cost of living index in Scotia: 106.2 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 9.1%
(5.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 67.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.0% for American Indian residents, 5.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Scotia, NY (2019)
    • 6,78788.3%White alone
    • 4455.8%Hispanic
    • 1912.5%Black alone
    • 1361.8%Two or more races
    • 390.5%Asian alone
    • 210.3%Other race alone
    • 10.01%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of New York and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Scotia, New York as of April 16, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Scotia is 1,286 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Scotia by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(12.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.4)
1
(12.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.8)
1
(12.9)
2
(26.1)
2
(26.0)
4
(52.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
6
(75.2)
1
(12.3)
4
(49.4)
3
(37.3)
4
(50.1)
1
(12.9)
1
(12.8)
1
(13.0)
3
(38.4)
4
(51.1)
1
(12.9)
4
(52.3)
2
(26.0)
5
(65.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
8
(100.3)
8
(98.7)
5
(61.8)
7
(87.0)
4
(50.1)
7
(90.2)
4
(51.4)
3
(39.0)
10
(128.1)
8
(102.3)
6
(77.7)
6
(78.4)
6
(77.9)
6
(78.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
22
(275.7)
17
(209.7)
22
(271.8)
22
(273.5)
26
(325.9)
15
(193.2)
21
(269.6)
14
(181.8)
22
(281.8)
18
(230.1)
21
(271.8)
19
(248.3)
11
(142.9)
11
(144.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
181
(2,268)
110
(1,357)
146
(1,804)
171
(2,126)
187
(2,344)
121
(1,558)
137
(1,759)
112
(1,455)
118
(1,511)
147
(1,879)
86
(1,113)
79
(1,033)
86
(1,117)
94
(1,230)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(50.1)
4
(49.3)
11
(135.9)
5
(62.2)
6
(75.2)
3
(38.6)
6
(77.0)
0
(0.0)
10
(128.1)
5
(63.9)
5
(64.7)
4
(52.3)
10
(129.9)
6
(78.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.4)
3
(37.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.8)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.1)
1
(13.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index166.796.3139.1147.7147.7100.9119.8108.6127.6142.498.5115.1109.2142.8

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Scotia, NY

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 13 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.57
New York average:

2.92
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Ancestries: Italian (13.3%), Irish (13.2%), American (12.3%), German (7.1%), English (7.0%), Polish (6.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1904

Elevation: 240 feet

Land area: 1.71 square miles.

Population density: 4,477 people per square mile   (average).

Scotia, New York map

171 residents are foreign born (1.0% Latin America, 0.9% Asia, 0.8% Europe).

This village:

2.2%
New York:

22.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $4,870 (3.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $3,962 (2.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Schenectady, NY (2.6 miles , pop. 61,821).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bronx, NY (137.3 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Glenville, NY (1.5 miles ),
Schenectady, NY (1.6 miles ),
Rotterdam, NY (1.8 miles ),
Niskayuna, NY (1.9 miles ),
East Glenville, NY (1.9 miles ),
Pattersonville-Rotterdam Junction, NY (2.4 miles ),
Princetown, NY (2.5 miles ),
Mariaville Lake, NY (2.8 miles )

Latitude: 42.83 N, Longitude: 73.97 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,842 (-24.0%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 437 (10.6%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 518

Distribution of median household income in Scotia, NY in 2019
Distribution of house value in Scotia, NY in 2019
Scotia satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $56,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $34,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $35,000
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $30,000
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $71,700
  • 2004: 36 buildings, average cost: $83,400
  • 2005: 49 buildings, average cost: $96,800
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $106,700
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2018: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2019: 1 building, cost: $85,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Scotia, NY residents
Average permit cost in Scotia, NY
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.7%
New York:

8.1%
Historical population in Scotia, NY
Historical housing units in Scotia, NY

Population change in the 1990s: +419 (+5.6%).
Most common industries in Scotia, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.6%)
  • Educational services (9.5%)
  • Public administration (9.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.7%)
  • Construction (5.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.8%)
  • Public administration (9.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.2%)
  • Educational services (5.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.5%)
  • Educational services (13.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (11.1%)
  • Public administration (8.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Social assistance (4.6%)
Most common occupations in Scotia, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Computer specialists (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Registered nurses (5.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.7%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.1%)
  • Child care workers (3.7%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (3.6%)

Average climate in Scotia, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Scotia, 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 2.6 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 1.8 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 2.6 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 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.89
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Scotia-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New York state average. It is 53% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.6 miles away from the Scotia village center injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/24/1960, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.8 miles away from the village center injured 9 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Scotia-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New York state average. It is 68% 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 79.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 117.0 miles away from the city 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) earthquake occurred 115.2 miles away from the city 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 128.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 38.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/16/2012 at 23:12:25, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 ML, Depth: 10.0 mi) earthquake occurred 175.0 miles away from Scotia 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 (21) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 9

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

Hospitals and medical centers in Scotia:

  • BAPTIST HEALTH N AND R (297 N BALLSTON AVE)
  • GLENDALE HOME INFIRMARY (HETCHELTOWN RD)
  • GLENDALE HOME SCHDY CNTY DEPT (59 HETCHELTOWN ROAD)

Amtrak stations near Scotia:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Scotia:

  • Schenectady County Community College (about 2 miles; Schenectady, NY; Full-time enrollment: 3,676)
  • Union College (about 3 miles; Schenectady, NY; FT enrollment: 2,075)
  • Excelsior College (about 11 miles; Albany, NY; FT enrollment: 4,723)
  • SUNY at Albany (about 13 miles; Albany, NY; FT enrollment: 15,490)
  • Siena College (about 14 miles; Loudonville, NY; FT enrollment: 3,153)
  • The College of Saint Rose (about 15 miles; Albany, NY; FT enrollment: 4,085)
  • The Sage Colleges (about 16 miles; Troy, NY; FT enrollment: 2,499)

Public high school in Scotia:

Private high school in Scotia:

Public elementary/middle schools in Scotia:

Private elementary/middle school in Scotia:

See full list of schools located in Scotia

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Scotia: Scotia Railroad Station (A), Village of Scotia Sewage Disposal Plant (B), Scotia Branch Schenectady County Public Library (C), Saint Josephs Hall (D), Scotia Fire Department (E), Scotia Village Hall (F), Adirondack Manor Assisted Living Center (G), Baptist Health Nursing and Rehabilitation Center (H), Scotia Village Hall (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Scotia include: First Reformed Church (A), Saint Joseph's Roman Catholic Church (B), Saint Andrew's Episcopal Church (C), Scotia United Methodist Church (D), Our Redeemer Lutheran Church (E), First Baptist Church of Scotia (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

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

Park in Scotia: Collins Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: George Runner - Politician, Conyers Herring - Physicist, Laura Diaz - Professional golfer, Helmut Karl Buechner - Ecologist, Josh Duell - College basketball player (Vermont Catamounts).

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

2.3 people
New York:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

59.7%
Whole state:

63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

8.0%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
12 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
300 people in nursing homes in 2000
12 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with branches in Scotia (2011 data):

  • TrustCo Bank: Scotia Office at 123 Mohawk Avenue, branch established on 2002/05/22. 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
  • First National Bank of Scotia: First National Bank Of Scotia at 201 Mohawk Avenue, branch established on 1923/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $373.8 mil, Deposits: $341.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Consumer Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Glenville Bank Holding Company, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Glenville Branch at 200 Saratoga Avenue, branch established on 1934/01/01. 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

For population 15 years and over in Scotia:

Marital status in Scotia, NY
  • Never married: 30.2%
  • Now married: 45.2%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 14.7%

For population 25 years and over in Scotia:

  • High school or higher: 93.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 36.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
New York average:

13.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Scotia
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Scotia, 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
Here:

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.
New York:

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
This county:

4.05 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

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:
Here:

25.0%
New York:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.9%
New York:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

56.7%
State:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

57.2%
New York:

47.0%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.2
New York:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Scotia:

18.1%
New York:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.9%
New York:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Scotia:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.3%
New York:

33.3%

General health condition:
Scotia:

62.4%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

80.7%
State:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Scotia, NY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2019)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 14$90,377$77,46611$4,724
Streets and Highways 12$49,261$49,2612$10,373
Firefighters 10$66,837$80,2040$0
Financial Administration 4$13,202$39,6060$0
Judicial and Legal 3$28,319$113,2760$0
Sewerage 2$10,209$61,2540$0
Other Government Administration 2$11,276$67,6560$0
Water Supply 2$10,755$64,5300$0
Parks and Recreation 2$11,710$70,2602$8,399
Totals for Government 51$291,946$68,69315$23,496

Scotia government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $748,000 ($97.88)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,997,000 ($261.32)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,339,000 ($175.22)
    Police Protection: $1,244,000 ($162.78)
    Sewerage: $991,000 ($129.68)
    Regular Highways: $731,000 ($95.66)
    Water Utilities: $707,000 ($92.52)
    Solid Waste Management: $646,000 ($84.53)
    Parks and Recreation: $291,000 ($38.08)
    Housing and Community Development: $126,000 ($16.49)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $112,000 ($14.66)
    Financial Administration: $103,000 ($13.48)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $40,000 ($5.23)
    Central Staff Services: $39,000 ($5.10)
    General Public Buildings: $23,000 ($3.01)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $177,000 ($23.16)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Financial Administration: $1,000 ($0.13)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $71,000 ($9.29)
    Parks and Recreation: $67,000 ($8.77)
    Local Fire Protection: $50,000 ($6.54)
    Water Utilities: $14,000 ($1.83)
    Sewerage: $9,000 ($1.18)
    Regular Highways: $7,000 ($0.92)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($0.65)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,658,000 ($478.67)

Scotia government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,220,000 ($159.64)
    Other: $99,000 ($12.95)
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000 ($1.31)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $766,000 ($100.24)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $712,000 ($93.17)
    Other: $445,000 ($58.23)
    Highways: $17,000 ($2.22)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $170,000 ($22.25)
    General Revenue - Other: $143,000 ($18.71)
    Special Assessments: $22,000 ($2.88)
    Interest Earnings: $19,000 ($2.49)
    Donations From Private Sources: $5,000 ($0.65)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $751,000 ($98.27)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $223,000 ($29.18)
    Other: $157,000 ($20.54)
    General Local Government Support: $78,000 ($10.21)
  • Tax - Property: $4,593,000 ($601.02)
    Other License: $243,000 ($31.80)
    Public Utilities Sales: $69,000 ($9.03)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $3,000 ($0.39)

Scotia government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,976,000 ($389.43)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,752,000 ($360.12)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $223,000 ($29.18)

Scotia government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,029,000 ($527.22)

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 Scotia, NY
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Pizza Hut1
CVS2RadioShack1
Decora Cabinetry2Rite Aid1
Dunkin Donuts2Subway2
FedEx1T-Mobile1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1U-Haul1
Honda1Vans1
MasterBrand Cabinets7YMCA1

Strongest AM radio stations in Scotia:

  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WVKZ (1240 AM; 1 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: ANASTOS MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WOFX (980 AM; 5 kW; TROY, NY)
  • WABY (1160 AM; 5 kW; MECHANICVILLE, NY; Owner: ANASTOS MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WROW (590 AM; 5 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, 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.)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAMC (1400 AM; 1 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Scotia:

  • WPGL (90.7 FM; PATTERSONVILLE, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WKKF (102.3 FM; BALLSTON SPA, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, 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.)
  • WAJZ (96.3 FM; VOORHEESVILLE, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDCD-FM (96.7 FM; CLIFTON PARK, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WRVE (99.5 FM; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING 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.)
  • WTRY-FM (98.3 FM; ROTTERDAM, NY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKLI-FM (100.9 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBKK (97.7 FM; AMSTERDAM, NY; Owner: GEM ASSOCIATES, L. P.)
  • WMYY (97.3 FM; SCHOHARIE, NY; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WZEC (97.5 FM; HOOSICK FALLS, NY; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • WEQX (102.7 FM; MANCHESTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSHIRE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJAN (95.1 FM; SUNDERLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)

TV broadcast stations around Scotia:

  • WYPX (Channel 55; AMSTERDAM, NY; Owner: PAXSON ALBANY LICENSE, INC.)
  • WRGB (Channel 6; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF NEW YORK, INC)
  • WTEN (Channel 10; ALBANY, NY; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF ALBANY, INC.)
  • WMHT (Channel 17; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: WMHT EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • WNYT (Channel 13; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WNYT-TV, LLC)
  • WEWB-TV (Channel 45; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: WEWB, L.L.C.)
  • WXXA-TV (Channel 23; ALBANY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNGX-LP (Channel 42; SCHNECTADY, NY; Owner: BRIAN A. LARSON)
  • W52DF (Channel 52; ALBANY, NY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Scotia fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Scotia fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 18Number of bridges
  • 404ft / 123mTotal length
  • $97,449,000Total costs
  • 210,810Total average daily traffic
  • 12,332Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Scotia, NY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 31950-1959
  • 121970-1979
  • 21990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Scotia, NY

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

49 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Scotia)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Scotia, NY)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • Pashley ES, Pashley Es, 30 Pashley Road (Lat: 42.884250 Lon: -73.922889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 27.4 m, Call Sign: WPUK465,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19600.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/03/2012, Expiration Date: 03/21/2022, Certifier: William Hostetter, Registrant: Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake Central Schools, 50 Cypress Drive, Glenville, NY 12302, Phone: (518) 399-9141, Fax: (518) 399-6937, Email:
  • District Office, District Office, 50 Cypress Drive (Lat: 42.878139 Lon: -73.940944), Type: Tower, Structure height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WPUK466,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19480.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/03/2012, Expiration Date: 03/21/2022, Certifier: William Hostetter, Registrant: Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake Central Schools, 50 Cypress Drive, Glenville, NY 12302, Phone: (518) 399-9141, Fax: (518) 399-6937, Email:
  • Pattersonville, 1243 Waters Rd (Lat: 42.899722 Lon: -74.056528), Type: Pole, Structure height: 33.5 m, Overall height: 38.4 m, Call Sign: WQGX538,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, Grant Date: 05/15/2007, Expiration Date: 05/15/2017, Cancellation Date: 08/20/2014, Certifier: Pamelia Y Hoof, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • D\'ALLAIRD NY, 748 Relton Rd (091984) (Lat: 42.870278 Lon: -74.006472), Type: Tower, Structure height: 31 m, Overall height: 31.7 m, Call Sign: WQIJ914,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11285.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/29/2008, Expiration Date: 02/28/2018, Cancellation Date: 08/29/2009, Certifier: William Chastain, Registrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

3
  • 19 Airport Road (Lat: 42.850278 Lon: -73.937917), Type: Mast, Structure height: 5.2 m, Overall height: 5.5 m, Call Sign: WPXB825,
    Assigned Frequencies: 136.450 MHz, 136.475 MHz, Grant Date: 02/28/2003, Expiration Date: 08/28/2003, Cancellation Date: 11/02/2003, Certifier: Arthur J Ercolani, Registrant: Honeywell International Inc., 23500 W. 105th St., Olathe, KS 66061, Phone: (913) 712-2759, Email:
  • 19 Airport Road (Lat: 42.850278 Lon: -73.937917), Type: Mast, Structure height: 5.2 m, Overall height: 5.5 m, Call Sign: WPXJ477,
    Assigned Frequencies: 136.450 MHz, 136.475 MHz, Grant Date: 10/23/2008, Expiration Date: 12/31/2011, Cancellation Date: 02/23/2010, Certifier: Arthur J Ercolani, Registrant: Honeywell International, Inc., 23500 W. 105th Street, Olathe, KS 66061, Phone: (913) 712-2352, Fax: (913) 712-2951, Email:
  • Schenectady County Airport-19 Airport Road (Lat: 42.858417 Lon: -73.937306), Type: Bant, Structure height: 10 m, Overall height: 12 m, Call Sign: WQSF313,
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.950 MHz, Grant Date: 09/12/2013, Expiration Date: 09/12/2023, Certifier: David Buono, Registrant: Aviation Spectrum Resources Inc, 2551 Riva Road, Annapolis, MD 21401, Phone: (410) 266-2132, Fax: (410) 573-3003, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

118 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Scotia)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

4 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Scotia)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

21 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED61$137,62346$123,370141$121,54617$46,29410$74,8000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$159,0005$158,00013$160,8463$55,0000$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$141,0005$109,00058$128,9149$15,2224$133,5001$20,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN7$130,7143$140,33344$128,0681$121,0001$211,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$187,0002$93,0009$123,7781$6,0001$86,0000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0322.00 , 0323.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED14$129,7142$169,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$120,0002$139,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$67,0003$149,333
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$160,0001$130,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0322.00 , 0323.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Scotia, NY
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Scotia, NY - Value

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 27. The highest number of fire incidents - 53 took place in 2003, and the least - 14 in 2011. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Scotia, NY When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (58.8%), and Outside Fires (20.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Scotia, NY
    • 27058.8%Structure Fires
    • 9220.0%Outside Fires
    • 4910.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 4810.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Scotia, NY
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Scotia, NY
  • 82.3%Utility gas
  • 10.6%Electricity
  • 5.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Scotia, NY
  • 62.8%Utility gas
  • 33.0%Electricity
  • 2.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.1%No fuel used
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Scotia compared to New York state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Scotia on our top lists:

  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking a bus, a trolley bus, a streetcar, or a trolley car to work (population 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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