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Amsterdam, NY (New York) Houses and Residents

Amsterdam,NY index of house prices

Total population: 18,135 (All urban)

Houses: 9,084 (7,121 occupied: 3,467 owner occupied, 3,657 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

51%
State:

47%

Housing density: 1,528 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $121,112.

Median contract rent in 2016: $349 (lower quartile is $278, upper quartile is $416)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $675


Median gross rent in Amsterdam, NY in 2016: $466

Housing units in Amsterdam with a mortgage: 1,795 (35 second mortgage, 188 home equity loan, 16 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,693

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $71,250

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $44,812

Median monthly housing costs: $784


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Amsterdam, New York Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $91,364 (it was $61,400 in 2000)
Amsterdam:

$91,364
New York:

$302,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $64,883 - $128,361

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $113,244
Here:

$113,244
State:

$357,272

Townhouses or other attached units: $77,934
Here:

$77,934
State:

$568,104

In 2-unit structures: $81,185
Here:

$81,185
State:

$561,049

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $177,709
Here:

$177,709
State:

$650,258
Median year house/condo built: 1939

Median year apartment built: 1939

Household type by relationship:

Households: 18,106
  • In family households: 14,137 (1,604 male householders, 2,624 female householders)
    2,250 spouses, 5,568 children (5,427 natural, 19 adopted, 124 stepchildren), 347 grandchildren, 289 brothers or sisters, 259 parents, 277 other relatives, 931 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,694 (1,233 male householders (1,009 living alone)), 1,669 female householders (1,398 living alone)), 787 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 285

Size of family households: 1,725 2-persons, 1,007 3-persons, 849 4-persons, 317 5-persons, 191 6-persons, 132 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,408 1-person, 389 2-persons, 49 3-persons, 47 4-persons, 5 7-or-more-persons.

1,738 married couples with children.
2,014 single-parent households (360 men, 1,654 women).

71.3% of residents of Amsterdam speak English at home.
23.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (73% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
3.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (73% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (31% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 37% speak English not well, 12% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (83% speak English very well, 17% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 962 (5.3%)
(66.7% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.4
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

5.2
State:

3.8

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Amsterdam, New York:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 581 bedroom
  • 6782 bedrooms
  • 1,6933 bedrooms
  • 7644 bedrooms
  • 2715+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Amsterdam population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Amsterdam, New York:

  • 59no bedroom
  • 5991 bedroom
  • 9912 bedrooms
  • 1,5373 bedrooms
  • 4714 bedrooms
  • 405+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Amsterdam population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Amsterdam in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 279no vehicle
  • 1,3301 vehicle
  • 1,2342 vehicles
  • 4653 vehicles
  • 1304 vehicles
  • 285+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Amsterdam population

Cars and other vehicles available in Amsterdam in renter-occupied apartments

  • 1,409no vehicle
  • 1,6301 vehicle
  • 5392 vehicles
  • 733 vehicles
  • 184 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Amsterdam population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Amsterdam, New York:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 633 rooms
  • 1824 rooms
  • 6625 rooms
  • 8756 rooms
  • 6037 rooms
  • 3798 rooms
  • 6969+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Amsterdam population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Amsterdam, New York:

  • 601 room
  • 422 rooms
  • 4763 rooms
  • 5804 rooms
  • 9395 rooms
  • 9556 rooms
  • 3917 rooms
  • 1738 rooms
  • 559+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Amsterdam population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Amsterdam, NY household income distribution

  • Amsterdam, NY household income distribution
  • 797Less than $10,000
  • 699$10,000 to $14,999
  • 545$15,000 to $19,999
  • 504$20,000 to $24,999
  • 518$25,000 to $29,999
  • 342$30,000 to $34,999
  • 316$35,000 to $39,999
  • 379$40,000 to $44,999
  • 293$45,000 to $49,999
  • 541$50,000 to $59,999
  • 614$60,000 to $74,999
  • 599$75,000 to $99,999
  • 331$100,000 to $124,999
  • 250$125,000 to $149,999
  • 134$150,000 to $199,999
  • 90$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Amsterdam, NY

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Amsterdam, NY
  • 33Less than $10,000
  • 12$10,000 to $14,999
  • 7$15,000 to $19,999
  • 36$20,000 to $24,999
  • 29$25,000 to $29,999
  • 44$30,000 to $34,999
  • 63$35,000 to $39,999
  • 256$40,000 to $49,999
  • 279$50,000 to $59,999
  • 254$60,000 to $69,999
  • 348$70,000 to $79,999
  • 362$80,000 to $89,999
  • 366$90,000 to $99,999
  • 409$100,000 to $124,999
  • 316$125,000 to $149,999
  • 188$150,000 to $174,999
  • 137$175,000 to $199,999
  • 61$200,000 to $249,999
  • 12$250,000 to $299,999
  • 6$300,000 to $399,999
  • 4$400,000 to $499,999
  • 17$500,000 to $749,999
  • 10$750,000 to $999,999
  • 15$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 5$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Amsterdam, NY

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Amsterdam, NY
  • 99Less than $100
  • 54$100 to $149
  • 55$150 to $199
  • 99$200 to $249
  • 95$250 to $299
  • 132$300 to $349
  • 110$350 to $399
  • 252$400 to $449
  • 160$450 to $499
  • 428$500 to $549
  • 576$550 to $599
  • 513$600 to $649
  • 317$650 to $699
  • 164$700 to $749
  • 64$750 to $799
  • 63$800 to $899
  • 40$900 to $999
  • 11$1,000 to $1,249
  • 12$1,250 to $1,499
  • 6$1,500 to $1,999
  • 17$2,000 to $2,499
  • 131No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1772010 or later
  • 892000 to 2009
  • 1971990 to 1999
  • 1901980 to 1989
  • 1091970 to 1979
  • 294Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Amsterdam population
Amsterdam commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 351
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,849
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 957
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 609
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 659
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 295
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 742
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 204
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 271
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 673
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 272
  • 90 or more minutes: 70
Amsterdam, NY Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 60.7%
Number of people working at home: 211 (2.9% of all workers)

Amsterdam mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 6,994 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 705 (8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 63 (1%)
  • Subway or elevated: 15 (0%)
  • Railroad: 10 (0%)
  • Taxi: 262 (3%)
  • Walked: 432 (5%)
  • Worked at home: 211 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 Italian: 1,465
 Polish: 880
 American: 370
 Irish: 336
 German: 265
 French Canadian: 127
 English: 115
 European: 90
 Ukrainian: 86
 Lithuanian: 74
 French (except Basque): 51
 Serbian: 38
 Scotch-Irish: 37
 Ghanaian: 34
 Scottish: 33
 Greek: 25
 Northern European: 23
 Yugoslavian: 21
 African: 20
 Lebanese: 19
 Hungarian: 18
 Dutch: 17
 Czechoslovakian: 16
 Jamaican: 16
 Russian: 15
 Canadian: 14
 British: 12
 Norwegian: 12
 Welsh: 11
 Austrian: 10
 Guyanese: 7
 Romanian: 5
 Israeli: 5
 Celtic: 4
 Swedish: 4
 Czech: 3
 West Indian: 1

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 24%Dominican Republic
  • 9%Poland
  • 8%Germany
  • 6%Italy
  • 5%Ukraine
  • 4%El Salvador
  • 4%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 13,499
  • Other state: 1,406
  • Northeast: 716
  • Midwest: 196
  • South: 298
  • West: 197

82% of Amsterdam residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 42% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 76% lived in New York.

Amsterdam:

82.2%
State average:

89.4%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 81
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 20
  • 5th and 6th grade: 172
  • 7th and 8th grade: 151
  • 9th grade: 117
  • 10th grade: 285
  • 11th grade: 188
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 161
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,867
  • Less than 1 year of college: 335
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 688
  • Associate degree: 656
  • Bachelor's degree: 524
  • Master's degree: 160
  • Professional school degree: 45
  • Doctorate degree: 9

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 139
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 45
  • 5th and 6th grade: 61
  • 7th and 8th grade: 91
  • 9th grade: 154
  • 10th grade: 249
  • 11th grade: 268
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 91
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,177
  • Less than 1 year of college: 417
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 834
  • Associate degree: 930
  • Bachelor's degree: 610
  • Master's degree: 317
  • Professional school degree: 35
  • Doctorate degree: 19

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 6.5%Males
  • 5.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 9.7%Males
  • 10.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 3.2%Males
  • 24.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 19.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 8.2%Males
  • 25.0%Females
Amsterdam marital status for males
Amsterdam marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,150
  • One, attached: 437
  • Two: 3,839
  • 3 or 4: 971
  • 5 to 9: 193
  • 10 to 19: 160
  • 20 to 49: 74
  • 50 or more: 225

Median worth of mobile homes: $59,653

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 8.9%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 10.4%

House/condo owner moved in on average 17 years ago

Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Amsterdam:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Amsterdam
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (84.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8.8%)
  • Electricity (4.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.6%)
  • Other fuel (0.7%)
  • Wood (0.6%)
  • No fuel used (0.2%)
  • Utility gas (75.3%)
  • Electricity (25.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.9%)
  • Other fuel (0.9%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 121
Here:

6.1%
New York:

14.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 21
Here:

2.2%
New York:

13.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 166
Here:

22.3%
New York:

34.3%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)