Colonie, New York

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Population in 2017: 7,809 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -1.4%
 
Males: 4,025  (51.5%)
Females: 3,784  (48.5%)
Median resident age:

44.7 years
New York median age:

38.7 years

Zip codes: 12205.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $83,355 (it was $54,597 in 2000)
Colonie:

$83,355
NY:

$64,894

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $34,721 (it was $23,596 in 2000)

Colonie village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $219,059 (it was $105,600 in 2000)
Colonie:

$219,059
NY:

$314,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $250,916; detached houses: $260,735; townhouses or other attached units: $223,744; in 2-unit structures: $183,529; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $151,081; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $344,823; mobile homes: $86,539

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,205.

March 2019 cost of living index in Colonie: 107.5 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 4.0%
(3.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 48.6% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Colonie, NY (2017)
    • 6,28879.8%White alone
    • 7048.9%Asian alone
    • 3314.2%Hispanic
    • 2853.6%Two or more races
    • 2122.7%Black alone
    • 160.2%American Indian alone
    • 120.2%Other race alone

Races in Colonie 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 Colonie, New York as of September 20, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Colonie is 1,319 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Colonie by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(2.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
9
(11.7)
2
(2.6)
5
(6.4)
1
(1.3)
1
(1.3)
3
(3.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
5
(6.4)
3
(3.8)
5
(6.2)
4
(5.0)
3
(3.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
33
(42.8)
31
(40.1)
21
(27.1)
33
(42.2)
29
(37.2)
31
(40.2)
32
(41.1)
29
(37.2)
31
(39.6)
37
(47.0)
28
(35.3)
25
(31.2)
24
(30.2)
25
(31.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
36
(46.7)
61
(78.9)
59
(76.1)
20
(25.6)
31
(39.7)
20
(25.9)
20
(25.7)
17
(21.8)
32
(40.9)
30
(38.1)
42
(52.9)
61
(76.2)
56
(70.4)
52
(65.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
326
(423.1)
310
(400.7)
270
(348.2)
239
(305.3)
205
(262.8)
228
(295.8)
224
(287.4)
214
(274.9)
186
(237.8)
187
(237.6)
201
(253.2)
141
(176.1)
136
(171.0)
130
(162.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
2,454
(3,185)
2,472
(3,196)
2,046
(2,638)
2,032
(2,596)
2,037
(2,611)
1,988
(2,579)
1,955
(2,508)
1,847
(2,372)
1,753
(2,241)
1,786
(2,269)
1,745
(2,198)
1,787
(2,232)
1,712
(2,153)
1,678
(2,102)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
118
(153.2)
108
(139.6)
53
(68.3)
39
(49.8)
42
(53.8)
43
(55.8)
18
(23.1)
56
(71.9)
51
(65.2)
37
(47.0)
37
(46.6)
38
(47.5)
54
(67.9)
48
(60.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/A20
(25.9)
12
(15.5)
9
(11.5)
13
(16.7)
9
(11.7)
1
(1.3)
N/A10
(12.8)
9
(11.4)
4
(5.0)
5
(6.2)
2
(2.5)
1
(1.3)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)200.8196.9166.4148.0147.3148.7144.9135.4131.6137.9136.1135.0130.7125.7

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Colonie, NY

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 153 (114 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.43
New York average:

2.90
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Ancestries: Italian (16.8%), Irish (14.2%), German (10.0%), Polish (5.3%), English (4.0%), American (3.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1895

Land area: 3.30 square miles.

Population density: 2,364 people per square mile   (low).

Colonie, New York map

811 residents are foreign born (3.4% Europe, 2.1% Asia).

This village:

10.3%
New York:

22.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,548 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,108 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Albany, NY (5.0 miles , pop. 95,658).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bronx, NY (129.6 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Westmere, NY (1.7 miles ),
Guilderland, NY (2.2 miles ),
Albany, NY (2.2 miles ),
Menands, NY (2.4 miles ),
Watervliet, NY (2.6 miles ),
Voorheesville, NY (2.6 miles ),
Delmar, NY (2.7 miles ),
Rensselaer, NY (2.7 miles )

Latitude: 42.72 N, Longitude: 73.83 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,126 (+39.7%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 463 (10.8%)

Area code: 518

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

Colonie tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 126 buildings, average cost: $137,600
  • 1998: 207 buildings, average cost: $123,500
  • 1999: 205 buildings, average cost: $141,500
  • 2000: 199 buildings, average cost: $158,400
  • 2001: 225 buildings, average cost: $167,300
  • 2002: 234 buildings, average cost: $157,700
  • 2003: 207 buildings, average cost: $172,100
  • 2004: 178 buildings, average cost: $207,500
  • 2005: 94 buildings, average cost: $271,900
  • 2006: 80 buildings, average cost: $282,000
  • 2007: 93 buildings, average cost: $248,300
  • 2008: 82 buildings, average cost: $262,300
  • 2009: 68 buildings, average cost: $282,900
  • 2010: 114 buildings, average cost: $224,300
  • 2011: 72 buildings, average cost: $222,500
  • 2012: 102 buildings, average cost: $209,900
  • 2013: 141 buildings, average cost: $264,500
  • 2014: 151 buildings, average cost: $237,100
  • 2015: 109 buildings, average cost: $271,100
  • 2016: 183 buildings, average cost: $231,500
  • 2017: 138 buildings, average cost: $234,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Colonie, NY residents
Average permit cost in Colonie, NY
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.6%
New York:

4.1%
Historical population in Colonie, NY
Historical housing units in Colonie, NY
Most common industries in Colonie, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (16.7%)
  • Educational services (9.2%)
  • Health care (8.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.3%)
  • Construction (5.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (16.8%)
  • Construction (8.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.3%)
  • Educational services (5.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.9%)
  • Health care (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Public administration (16.7%)
  • Educational services (13.7%)
  • Health care (13.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.3%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.1%)
Most common occupations in Colonie, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.7%)
  • Registered nurses (3.3%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (2.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (2.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.7%)
  • Engineers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (10.5%)
  • Registered nurses (5.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.9%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3.7%)

Average climate in Colonie, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Colonie, 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 4.8 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 4.8 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 4.8 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 4.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.89
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Colonie-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New York state average. It is 46% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.6 miles away from the Colonie village center injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 8/28/1973, a category F4 tornado 29.6 miles away from the village center killed 4 people and injured 36 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Colonie-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 89.0 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, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 122.3 miles away from Colonie 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 125.0 miles away from Colonie 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 43.4 miles away from the city 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 200.9 miles away from Colonie 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 87.6 miles away from the city 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 Albany County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 9

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Colonie:

  • ST PETERS HOSPITAL HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; ALBANY, NY)
  • ALBANY COUNTY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; ALBANY, NY)
  • CATHOLIC CHARITIES OF THE DIOCESE OF ALBANY, INC (Hospital, about 2 miles away; ALBANY, NY)
  • LIVING RESOURCES CORPORATION, INC (Hospital, about 4 miles away; ALBANY, NY)
  • US HOMECARE CERT NY CHHA (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; LATHAM, NY)
  • VNA OF ALBANY, SARATOGA, RENSSELAER CHHA (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; ALBANY, NY)
  • CATHOLIC CHARITIES OF THE DIOCESE OF ALBANY, INC (Hospital, about 4 miles away; ALBANY, NY)

Amtrak stations near Colonie:

  • 8 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.
  • 9 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Colonie:

  • Excelsior College (about 2 miles; Albany, NY; Full-time enrollment: 4,723)
  • SUNY at Albany (about 3 miles; Albany, NY; FT enrollment: 15,490)
  • Siena College (about 5 miles; Loudonville, NY; FT enrollment: 3,153)
  • The College of Saint Rose (about 5 miles; Albany, NY; FT enrollment: 4,085)
  • The Sage Colleges (about 8 miles; Troy, NY; FT enrollment: 2,499)
  • Hudson Valley Community College (about 8 miles; Troy, NY; FT enrollment: 9,346)
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (about 8 miles; Troy, NY; FT enrollment: 6,940)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Colonie Village Fire House (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Best Western-Albany Airport Inn (200 Wolf Road).

Albany County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

  • COLONIE VILLAGE (Address: 2 THUNDER RD , Population served: 8,030, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This village:

2.4 people
New York:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

68.3%
Whole state:

63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

7.3%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
8 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
15 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with branches in Colonie (2011 data):

  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Wolf Road Branch at 125 Wolf Road, branch established on 1994/06/01; Armored Motor/Colonie Branch at 21 Railroad Avenue, branch established on 1996/05/03. 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
  • Berkshire Bank: Wolf Road Colonie Branch at 98 Wolf Road, branch established on 2012/01/17; Colonie Ny Branch at Shaker Pine Village, branch established on 2007/03/05. Info updated 2011/08/24: Bank assets: $3,955.6 mil, Deposits: $3,176.2 mil, headquarters in Pittsfield, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 64 total offices
  • First National Bank of Scotia: Colonie Branch at 1705 Central Avenue, branch established on 1960/05/14. 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.
  • First Niagara Bank, National Association: Wolf Road Branch at 103 Wolf Road, branch established on 1994/06/20. 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: Colonie Branch at 1295 Central Avenue, branch established on 1949/10/03. 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
  • TrustCo Bank: Wolf Road Branch at 34 Wolf Road, branch established on 1965/09/25. 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
  • Bank of America, National Association: Armored Motor Service Branch at 21 Railroad Avenue, branch established on 1994/04/08. 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
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Corporate Woods Middle Market at 12 Corporate Woods Boulevard, branch established on 1997/07/01. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.

For population 15 years and over in Colonie:

Marital status in Colonie, NY
  • Never married: 31.9%
  • Now married: 48.8%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

For population 25 years and over in Colonie:

  • High school or higher: 91.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 34.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.6
New York average:

13.6

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Colonie, NY (based on Albany County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic85,26729
Mainline Protestant17,18878
Evangelical Protestant15,87372
Other14,47231
Black Protestant2,73911
Orthodox2,0259
None166,640-
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: 75
Albany County:

2.51 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Albany County:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 32
Albany County:

1.07 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 94
Here:

3.15 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 303
Here:

10.15 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

7.8%
State:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

25.6%
New York:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.0%
New York:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

54.8%
State:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

53.6%
New York:

47.0%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.4
New York:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Colonie:

19.6%
New York:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.4%
New York:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Colonie:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Colonie:

35.5%
New York:

33.3%

General health condition:
Colonie:

60.6%
New York:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

79.4%
New York:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Colonie, NY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 8$16,963$25,4450$0
Sewerage 7$20,803$35,6620$0
Streets and Highways 7$24,368$41,7740$0
Water Supply 5$14,734$35,3620$0
Solid Waste Management 5$14,557$34,9370$0
Parks and Recreation 2$5,892$35,3528$6,054
Health 2$5,281$31,6862$5,790
Welfare 1$2,148$25,7764$2,768
Financial Administration 0$0 2$2,732
Other and Unallocable 0$0 3$4,530
Judicial and Legal 0$0 3$5,258
Totals for Government 37$104,746$33,97222$27,132

Colonie government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $35,000 ($4.48)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $1,625,000 ($208.09)
    Sewerage: $1,109,000 ($142.02)
    General - Other: $1,046,000 ($133.95)
    Regular Highways: $945,000 ($121.01)
    Parks and Recreation: $490,000 ($62.75)
    Solid Waste Management: $398,000 ($50.97)
    Local Fire Protection: $247,000 ($31.63)
    Central Staff Services: $231,000 ($29.58)
    General Public Buildings: $118,000 ($15.11)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $79,000 ($10.12)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $65,000 ($8.32)
    Financial Administration: $45,000 ($5.76)
    Health - Other: $1,000 ($0.13)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $225,000 ($28.81)
    Water Utilities: $79,000 ($10.12)
    Sewerage: $78,000 ($9.99)
    Solid Waste Management: $23,000 ($2.95)
    Parks and Recreation: $16,000 ($2.05)
    General Public Building: $7,000 ($0.90)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($0.38)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,646,000 ($210.78)

Colonie government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,034,000 ($132.41)
    Other: $25,000 ($3.20)
    Parks and Recreation: $23,000 ($2.95)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,229,000 ($285.44)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $52,000 ($6.66)
    Interest Earnings: $14,000 ($1.79)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,702,000 ($217.95)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $196,000 ($25.10)
    General Local Government Support: $63,000 ($8.07)
  • Tax - Property: $1,210,000 ($154.95)
    Public Utilities Sales: $279,000 ($35.73)
    Other License: $148,000 ($18.95)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $3,000 ($0.38)

Colonie government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $101,000 ($12.93)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,262,000 ($1570.24)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $29,000 ($3.71)

6.31% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($71,423 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.31%
New York average:

4.90%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($170 average AGI)
Albany County:

0.02%
New York average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Rensselaer County, NY  1.20% ($44,282 average AGI)
from Schenectady County, NY  0.79% ($49,068)
from Saratoga County, NY  0.73% ($61,303)


6.94% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($54,882 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.94%
New York average:

5.85%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($490 average AGI)
Albany County:

0.04%
New York average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Rensselaer County, NY  1.30% ($42,780 average AGI)
to Schenectady County, NY  0.85% ($47,980)
to Saratoga County, NY  0.85% ($60,478)
Businesses in Colonie, NY
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1OfficeMax1
Arby's1Olive Garden1
Burger King1Outback1
Buybuy BABY1Outback Steakhouse1
CVS1Panera Bread1
DressBarn1Papa John's Pizza1
Dressbarn1Red Lobster1
Dunkin Donuts3Rite Aid1
Eddie Bauer1Sprint Nextel1
FedEx3Subaru1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Subway2
H&R Block1T-Mobile2
Lowe's1Target1
Men's Wearhouse1Walgreens1
Nike1Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Colonie:

  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOFX (980 AM; 5 kW; TROY, NY)
  • WAMC (1400 AM; 1 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WROW (590 AM; 5 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDDY (1460 AM; 5 kW; ALBANY, NY)
  • WTMM (1300 AM; 5 kW; RENSSELAER, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF MANSFIELD, INC.)
  • WABY (1160 AM; 5 kW; MECHANICVILLE, NY; Owner: ANASTOS MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHAZ (1330 AM; 1 kW; TROY, NY; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WVKZ (1240 AM; 1 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: ANASTOS MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Colonie:

  • WKLI-FM (100.9 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCDB (90.9 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • 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.)
  • WRVE (99.5 FM; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMHT-FM (89.1 FM; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: WMHT EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • WPYX (106.5 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZMR (104.9 FM; ALTAMONT, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFLY (92.3 FM; TROY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVCR-FM (88.3 FM; LOUDONVILLE, NY; Owner: SIENA COLLEGE)
  • WRPI (91.5 FM; TROY, NY; Owner: RENSSELAER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE)
  • WZEC (97.5 FM; HOOSICK FALLS, NY; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • WPGL (90.7 FM; PATTERSONVILLE, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WHRL (103.1 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKKF (102.3 FM; BALLSTON SPA, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMYY (97.3 FM; SCHOHARIE, NY; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WEQX (102.7 FM; MANCHESTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSHIRE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQBK-FM (103.9 FM; RENSSELAER, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF MANSFIELD, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Colonie:

  • 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.)
  • WYPX (Channel 55; AMSTERDAM, NY; Owner: PAXSON ALBANY LICENSE, INC.)
  • W52DF (Channel 52; ALBANY, NY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WNGN-LP (Channel 26; TROY, NY; Owner: BRIAN A. LARSON)
  • W58CX (Channel 58; SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WVBG-LP (Channel 25; GREENWICH, NY; Owner: WIRELESS ACCESS, LLC)
Colonie fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Colonie fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 18Number of bridges
  • 144ft / 43.5mTotal length
  • $41,075,000Total costs
  • 527,329Total average daily traffic
  • 34,827Total average daily truck traffic
  • 213,303Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Colonie, NY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41990-1999
  • 92000-2009
  • 52010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Colonie, NY

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

63 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Colonie)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Colonie, NY)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • COLONIE, 274a Vly Road (Lat: 42.758222 Lon: -73.843917), Type: Mast, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 57 m, Call Sign: WMR755,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, Grant Date: 01/11/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 08/20/2014, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • STATION, Wade Rd (Lat: 42.739222 Lon: -73.787611), Overall height: 33.5 m, Call Sign: WNTQ213,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19560.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/29/1992, Expiration Date: 09/29/1997, Phone: (716) 674-5430
  • STATION, Dennison Rd (Lat: 42.757833 Lon: -73.842611), Overall height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WNTV303,
    Assigned Frequencies: 955.400 MHz, Grant Date: 03/05/2009, Expiration Date: 05/11/2019, Cancellation Date: 09/22/2010, Registrant: Town Of Colonie, 312 Wolf Rd, Latham, NY 12110, Phone: (518) 783-2854, Email:
  • Wolf Rd., NY, 187 Wolf Road (Lat: 42.722361 Lon: -73.800917), Type: Mast, Structure height: 10.7 m, Overall height: 14.7 m, Call Sign: WPZA726,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19360.0 MHz, Grant Date: 12/16/2003, Expiration Date: 12/16/2013, Cancellation Date: 02/15/2014, Certifier: Leo F Neveu, Registrant: Consolidated Spectrum Services, 22 Merrill Drive, Atkinson, NH 03811, Phone: (603) 362-5977, Fax: (603) 362-5977, Email:
  • ALB085, 1245 Kings Road (Lat: 42.735111 Lon: -73.889111), Type: Pole, Structure height: 38.7 m, Call Sign: WQIF460,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17815.0 MHz, 17815.0 MHz, 23225.0 MHz, 23225.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/24/2008, Expiration Date: 01/24/2018, Cancellation Date: 07/09/2009, Certifier: Nadja Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Clearwire Spectrum Holdings Ii, LLC, 4400 Carillon Point, Kirkland, WA 98033, Phone: (425) 216-7819, Fax: (425) 216-7900, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 1770 Central Avenue (Lat: 42.728667 Lon: -73.846778), Type: Building, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 12 m, Call Sign: KEC937, Licensee ID: L01422065,
    Assigned Frequencies: 75.7800 MHz, Grant Date: 05/05/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019, Cancellation Date: 06/02/2010, Certifier: Shawn E Endsley, Registrant: Usa Mobility Wireless, Inc., 3000 Technology Dr. #400, Plano, TX 75074, Phone: (972) 801-0000, Fax: (972) 801-1699, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Administration Bldg Albany International Airport (Lat: 42.746028 Lon: -73.807000), Type: Bant, Structure height: 3.6 m, Overall height: 5 m, Call Sign: WPXW258,
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.850 MHz, Grant Date: 06/19/2003, Expiration Date: 06/19/2008, Cancellation Date: 08/23/2008, Certifier: Richard A Wood Iii, Registrant: Wells Communication Service Inc, 221 N Greenbush Rd, Troy, NY 12180, Phone: (518) 283-2735, Fax: (518) 283-0901

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: KC2EYB, Licensee ID: L00938795, Grant Date: 01/27/2009, Expiration Date: 04/19/2019, Registrant: Alexander J Shulman, 192 Osborne Rd, Colonie, NY 12205
  • Call Sign: KC2FCN, Grant Date: 05/13/1999, Expiration Date: 05/13/2009, Cancellation Date: 05/14/2011, Registrant: Robert J Dittmer Jr, 61 Waterman Ave, Colonie, NY 12205
  • Call Sign: N2QIH, Grant Date: 04/14/1992, Expiration Date: 04/14/2002, Cancellation Date: 04/15/2004, Registrant: Mitchell G Karp, 22 Joseph Ave, Colonie, NY 12205
  • Call Sign: KZ5DA, Previous Call Sign: N2IGZ, Licensee ID: L00145658, Grant Date: 03/24/2010, Expiration Date: 05/05/2020, Cancellation Date: 06/10/2011, Certifier: Edward K Johnson, Registrant: Edward K Johnson, 35 Washington Ave, Colonie, NY 12205
  • Call Sign: KC2JSN, Licensee ID: L00525302, Grant Date: 03/05/2012, Expiration Date: 05/31/2022, Certifier: Jeremy S Dengler, Registrant: Jeremy S Dengler, 12 Russell Rd, Colonie, NY 12205-3313
  • Call Sign: KD2ENN, Licensee ID: L01804371, Grant Date: 07/30/2013, Expiration Date: 07/30/2023, Certifier: Kevin M Edick, Registrant: Kevin M Edick, 47a Reynolds St, Colonie, NY 12205

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150M (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 81 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 13BA , Serial Number: 15077300, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 09/24/1975, Certificate Issue Date: 06/01/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Arthur Long, 95 Lincoln Ave, Colonie, NY 12205
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182J (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3061F , Serial Number: 18257161, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 04/29/1966, Certificate Issue Date: 04/07/2009
    Registrant (Individual): Deane W Taber, 47 Robert Dr, Colonie, NY 12205

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)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED41$175,09840$156,325170$140,3478$77,3754$146,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$141,0005$129,80013$143,2312$75,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$147,6677$106,28646$161,1097$31,7142$91,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$104,0005$185,60029$155,2762$44,0001$200,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$233,0000$08$180,0001$60,0000$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0139.01 , 0139.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$157,2007$178,7140$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$134,0002$232,5001$262,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$167,0001$206,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$153,0000$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0139.01 , 0139.02

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

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 73. The highest number of fires - 132 took place in 2015, and the least - 36 in 2011. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Colonie, NY When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (46.8%), and Outside Fires (33.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Colonie, NY
    • 54446.8%Structure Fires
    • 39133.6%Outside Fires
    • 13811.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 907.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Colonie, NY
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Colonie, NY
  • 88.7%Utility gas
  • 6.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.2%Electricity
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Colonie, NY
  • 46.9%Utility gas
  • 36.1%Electricity
  • 7.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.3%No fuel used


Colonie compared to New York 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 below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.

Colonie on our top lists:

  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of workers working at home, population 5,000+"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Argentina (population 500+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations"
  • #78 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+)"
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