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Total population: 17,465 (All urban)

Amsterdam,NY index of house prices


Houses: 9,277 (7,983 occupied: 4,090 owner occupied, 3,893 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

49%
State:

46%

Housing density: 1560 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $480,807.


Median contract rent in 2009: $474 (lower quartile is $379, upper quartile is $575)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2009: $483


Median gross rent in Amsterdam, NY in 2009: $651


Housing units in Amsterdam with a mortgage: 1,177 (79 second mortgage, 172 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,258


Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $64,423


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $38,265


Median monthly housing costs: $691





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Amsterdam, New York Age and Sex of Residents


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $87,647 (it was $61,400 in 2000)
Amsterdam:

$87,647
New York:

$306,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $65,321 - $120,338

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $122,326
Here:

$122,326
State:

$343,827

Townhouses or other attached units: $98,883
Here:

$98,883
State:

$484,742

In 2-unit structures: $131,394
Here:

$131,394
State:

$460,134

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $185,544
Here:

$185,544
State:

$569,159

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $679,102
Here:

$679,102
State:

$676,553

Household type by relationship:

Households: 18,006
  • In family households: 14,065 (3,014 male householders, 1,623 female householders)
    3,107 spouses, 5,249 children (4,922 natural, 121 adopted, 206 stepchildren), 161 grandchildren, 183 brothers or sisters, 110 parents, 196 other relatives, 422 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,941 (1,306 male householders (1,048 living alone)), 2,027 female householders (1,837 living alone)), 608 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 349 (254 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,206 2-persons, 1,028 3-persons, 807 4-persons, 353 5-persons, 162 6-persons, 81 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,885 1-person, 355 2-persons, 58 3-persons, 25 4-persons, 10 6-persons.

2,479 married couples with children.
1,646 single-parent households (331 men, 1,315 women).

80.0% of residents of Amsterdam speak English at home.
13.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (61% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
5.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (67% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (48% speak English very well, 6% speak English well, 38% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 906 (4.9%)
(67.3% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.1
State:

3.6

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Rooms in houses/apartments in Amsterdam, New York
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 6
  • 2 rooms: 13
  • 3 rooms: 59
  • 4 rooms: 279
  • 5 rooms: 882
  • 6 rooms: 1,222
  • 7 rooms: 660
  • 8 rooms: 447
  • 9 or more rooms: 522
  • 1 room: 80
  • 2 rooms: 135
  • 3 rooms: 457
  • 4 rooms: 612
  • 5 rooms: 1,039
  • 6 rooms: 1,108
  • 7 rooms: 350
  • 8 rooms: 58
  • 9 or more rooms: 54
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Amsterdam, New York
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 6
  • 1 bedroom: 139
  • 2 bedrooms: 958
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,094
  • 4 bedrooms: 609
  • 5+ bedrooms: 284
  • no bedroom: 80
  • 1 bedroom: 725
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,182
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,671
  • 4 bedrooms: 213
  • 5+ bedrooms: 22
Cars and other vehicles available in Amsterdam, New York in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 334
  • 1 vehicle: 1,683
  • 2 vehicles: 1,575
  • 3 vehicles: 434
  • 4 vehicles: 35
  • 5+ vehicles: 29
  • no vehicle: 1,174
  • 1 vehicle: 1,866
  • 2 vehicles: 732
  • 3 vehicles: 94
  • 4 vehicles: 21
  • 5+ vehicles: 6

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 71
  • 2000 to 2004: 21
  • 1990 to 1999: 38
  • 1980 to 1989: 261
  • 1970 to 1979: 617
  • 1960 to 1969: 534
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,241
  • 1940 to 1949: 927
  • 1939 or earlier: 5,383

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Amsterdam, NY house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in Amsterdam, NY:

  • Less than $10,000: 0
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 0
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 0
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 5
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 6
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 9
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 11
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 45
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 104
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 123
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 197
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 279
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 302
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 788
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 819
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 480
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 301
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 240
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 111
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 66
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 1
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 5
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 0
  • $1,000,000 or more: 0
 


Amsterdam rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Amsterdam:

  • Less than $100: 12 people
  • $100 to $149: 28
  • $150 to $199: 9
  • $200 to $249: 150
  • $250 to $299: 12
  • $300 to $349: 116
  • $350 to $399: 125
  • $400 to $449: 126
  • $450 to $499: 151
  • $500 to $549: 167
  • $550 to $599: 369
  • $600 to $649: 443
  • $650 to $699: 430
  • $700 to $749: 180
  • $750 to $799: 214
  • $800 to $899: 327
  • $900 to $999: 246
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 176
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 124
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 25
  • $2,000 or more: 0
  • No cash rent: 118
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 55
  • 1990 to 1994: 258
  • 1985 to 1989: 108
  • 1980 to 1984: 82
  • 1975 to 1979: 37
  • 1970 to 1974: 72
  • 1970 to 1974: 62
  • 1965 to 1969: 232


Amsterdam, NY Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 63.0%
Number of people working at home: 149 (2.1% of all workers)


Amsterdam commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 475
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1433
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1494
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 746
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 543
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 343
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 638
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 223
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 287
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 675
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 127
  • 90 or more minutes: 114
 


Amsterdam mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 5,482 (76%)
  • Carpooled: 884 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 225 (3%)
  • Taxi: 149 (2%)
  • Bicycle: 26 (0%)
  • Walked: 242 (3%)
  • Other means: 90 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 149 (2%)
 


Amsterdam, NY household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 1163
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 935
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 778
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 719
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 681
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 503
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 469
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 377
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 412
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 523
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 572
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 474
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 182
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 68
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 69
  • $200,000 or more: 45
 

First ancestries reported:

 Italian: 3796
 Other groups: 3162
 Polish: 2946
 Irish: 1355
 German: 1337
 United States or American: 808
 English: 633
 Lithuanian: 431
 French (except Basque): 370
 Dutch: 236
 French Canadian: 177
 Ukrainian: 160
 Scotch-Irish: 83
 Scottish: 80
 Welsh: 69
 Russian: 42
 Austrian: 36
 Swedish: 34
 Hungarian: 27
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 27
 Afghan: 25
 Norwegian: 24
 Canadian: 24
 Eastern European: 23
 Slovak: 14
 Arab:: 13
 Portuguese: 13
 Subsaharan African:: 11
 British: 11
 African: 11
 West Indian: 11
 Finnish: 9
 Lebanese: 8
 Turkish: 8
 Guyanese: 8
 European: 7
 Belgian: 7
 Czechoslovakian: 6
 British West Indian: 6
 Armenian: 6
 Yugoslavian: 5
 Barbadian: 5
 Swiss: 5
 Arab/Arabic: 5
 Greek: 5
 Jamaican: 5


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



  • Poland (11%)
  • Dominican Republic (11%)
  • Costa Rica (11%)
  • Italy (7%)
  • Venezuela (6%)
  • United Kingdom (5%)
  • Germany (5%)


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

  • This state: 14932
  • Northeast: 712
  • Midwest: 176
  • South: 263
  • West: 135

59% of Amsterdam residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 71% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 81% lived in New York.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 63
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 18
  • 5th and 6th grade: 50
  • 7th and 8th grade: 253
  • 9th grade: 213
  • 10th grade: 166
  • 11th grade: 240
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 317
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,929
  • Less than 1 year of college: 258
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 581
  • Associate degree: 458
  • Bachelor's degree: 574
  • Master's degree: 210
  • Professional school degree: 135
  • Doctorate degree: 9

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 49
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 35
  • 5th and 6th grade: 121
  • 7th and 8th grade: 354
  • 9th grade: 337
  • 10th grade: 251
  • 11th grade: 310
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 281
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,580
  • Less than 1 year of college: 386
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 723
  • Associate degree: 632
  • Bachelor's degree: 538
  • Master's degree: 284
  • Professional school degree: 96
  • Doctorate degree: 7

Educational Attainment for Females (%)


Class of Workers


Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 7.9%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 3.5%


Unemployment rate for Black males: 5.7%
Unemployment rate for Black females: 0.0%


Unemployment rate for other race males: 10.4%
Unemployment rate for other race females: 2.1%


Unemployment rate for two or more race males: 13.7%
Unemployment rate for two or more race females: 50.0%


Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino males: 7.1%
Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino females: 5.2%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $36,472
  • Black householders: $28,746
  • American Indian and Alaska Native householders: $3,054
  • Asian householders: $93,382
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $126,381
  • Some other race householders: $28,661
  • Two or more races householders: $36,038
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $28,023
Amsterdam household income for White non-Hispanic householders
Amsterdam household income for Black householders
Amsterdam household income for Asian householders
Amsterdam household income for Some other race householders
Amsterdam household income for Two or more races householders
Amsterdam household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

Amsterdam marital status for males
Amsterdam marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $95,926
  • Black or African American householders: $133,611
  • Asian householders: $140,748
  • Some other race householders: $92,785
  • Two or more races householders: $107,060
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $92,071

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,828
  • One, attached: 215
  • Two: 4,195
  • 3 or 4: 1,266
  • 5 to 9: 261
  • 10 to 19: 68
  • 20 to 49: 91
  • 50 or more: 343
  • Mobile homes: 10

Median worth of mobile homes: $54,211


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 21 years ago


Renter moved in on average 5 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Amsterdam:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Amsterdam
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (79.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (16.2%)
  • Electricity (3.7%)
  • Utility gas (71.8%)
  • Electricity (21.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.5%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 242
Here:

11.9%
New York:

14.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 31
Here:

2.9%
New York:

13.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 71
Here:

15.0%
New York:

38.2%

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 (Noninst.)


 

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