Rotterdam, New York

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Population in 2010: 20,652.
Population change since 2000: +0.6%
Males: 10,305  (49.9%)
Females: 10,347  (50.1%)
Median resident age:

42.5 years
New York median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 12303, 12304, 12306.

Rotterdam Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2019: $66,095 (it was $43,330 in 2000)
Rotterdam:

$66,095
NY:

$72,108

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $32,613 (it was $20,297 in 2000)

Rotterdam CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $174,818 (it was $90,300 in 2000)
Rotterdam:

$174,818
NY:

$338,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $179,509; detached houses: $178,129; townhouses or other attached units: $189,448; in 2-unit structures: $162,852; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $236,015; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $136,053

Median gross rent in 2019: $957.

March 2019 cost of living index in Rotterdam: 106.4 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 8.3%
(9.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.7% for Black residents, 1.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 4.3% for other race residents, 1.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Rotterdam, NY (2019)
    • 16,41582.5%White alone
    • 1,1005.5%Black alone
    • 1,0425.2%Two or more races
    • 9134.6%Hispanic
    • 2341.2%Asian alone
    • 1030.5%Other race alone

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



According to our research of New York and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Rotterdam, New York as of October 01, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Rotterdam is 2,581 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Rotterdam 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)
2
(6.9)
1
(3.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(6.9)
0
(0.0)
4
(13.5)
4
(13.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.4)
4
(13.7)
0
(0.0)
3
(10.2)
6
(20.4)
8
(27.0)
3
(10.0)
4
(13.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
18
(61.7)
14
(47.4)
12
(40.4)
4
(13.2)
9
(30.0)
2
(6.8)
12
(40.9)
16
(54.9)
4
(13.6)
8
(27.1)
11
(37.5)
12
(40.6)
10
(33.5)
3
(10.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
18
(61.7)
16
(54.2)
25
(84.2)
15
(49.6)
17
(56.6)
10
(34.2)
10
(34.1)
11
(37.7)
8
(27.3)
17
(57.7)
26
(88.6)
17
(57.5)
24
(80.3)
25
(83.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
143
(490.4)
119
(402.7)
97
(326.7)
95
(314.3)
119
(396.3)
109
(373.0)
112
(382.1)
109
(374.0)
110
(374.9)
60
(203.5)
86
(293.0)
82
(277.2)
80
(267.7)
54
(180.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
671
(2,301)
664
(2,247)
722
(2,432)
710
(2,349)
645
(2,148)
691
(2,364)
836
(2,852)
700
(2,402)
769
(2,621)
845
(2,866)
777
(2,647)
723
(2,444)
803
(2,687)
669
(2,241)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
19
(65.2)
29
(98.1)
23
(77.5)
24
(79.4)
17
(56.6)
23
(78.7)
26
(88.7)
20
(68.6)
22
(75.0)
10
(33.9)
23
(78.4)
18
(60.8)
26
(87.0)
31
(103.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(3.4)
13
(44.0)
10
(33.7)
8
(26.5)
2
(6.7)
2
(6.8)
6
(20.5)
4
(13.7)
4
(13.6)
2
(6.8)
2
(6.8)
3
(10.1)
1
(3.3)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index167.9151.0166.1146.8138.5135.9169.7176.5153.4159.4184.8167.3167.3141.1

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 Rotterdam, NY

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 45 (42 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.41
New York average:

2.92
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Ancestries: Italian (26.2%), American (12.7%), Irish (8.4%), Polish (7.7%), German (7.3%), West Indian (4.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 340 feet

Land area: 6.93 square miles.

Population density: 2,980 people per square mile   (average).

Rotterdam, New York map

946 residents are foreign born (2.8% Latin America, 1.2% Europe).

This place:

4.7%
New York:

22.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $4,281 (2.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $3,214 (1.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Schenectady, NY (2.0 miles , pop. 61,821).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bronx, NY (134.0 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Schenectady, NY (1.4 miles ),
Scotia, NY (1.8 miles ),
Niskayuna, NY (2.0 miles ),
Glenville, NY (2.3 miles ),
Guilderland, NY (2.4 miles ),
Princetown, NY (2.5 miles ),
East Glenville, NY (2.5 miles ),
Altamont, NY (2.6 miles )

Latitude: 42.78 N, Longitude: 73.96 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,114 (-20.5%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 1,675 (16.6%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 518

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

Rotterdam tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 50 buildings, average cost: $107,000
  • 1998: 30 buildings, average cost: $112,000
  • 1999: 35 buildings, average cost: $119,900
  • 2000: 50 buildings, average cost: $122,900
  • 2001: 29 buildings, average cost: $122,200
  • 2002: 38 buildings, average cost: $116,200
  • 2003: 58 buildings, average cost: $134,400
  • 2004: 50 buildings, average cost: $159,500
  • 2005: 44 buildings, average cost: $164,500
  • 2006: 22 buildings, average cost: $189,700
  • 2007: 14 buildings, average cost: $144,000
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $131,500
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $148,100
  • 2010: 28 buildings, average cost: $184,900
  • 2011: 21 buildings, average cost: $161,600
  • 2012: 20 buildings, average cost: $180,100
  • 2013: 23 buildings, average cost: $176,800
  • 2014: 24 buildings, average cost: $175,800
  • 2015: 24 buildings, average cost: $168,800
  • 2016: 16 buildings, average cost: $105,900
  • 2017: 16 buildings, average cost: $181,600
  • 2018: 18 buildings, average cost: $151,400
  • 2019: 25 buildings, average cost: $148,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Rotterdam, NY residents
Average permit cost in Rotterdam, NY
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.7%
New York:

8.1%
Historical population in Rotterdam, NY
Historical housing units in Rotterdam, NY
Most common industries in Rotterdam, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (11.3%)
  • Educational services (9.3%)
  • Health care (9.2%)
  • Construction (7.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.2%)
  • Public administration (9.9%)
  • Educational services (6.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.4%)
  • Machinery (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.6%)
  • Public administration (12.9%)
  • Educational services (12.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (11.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.3%)
  • Social assistance (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Rotterdam, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (12.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.1%)

Average climate in Rotterdam, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Rotterdam, 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 1.5 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 1.5 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 1.5 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 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.89
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Rotterdam-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New York state average. It is 51% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.1 miles away from the Rotterdam place 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 4.1 miles away from the place center injured 9 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Rotterdam-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above New York state average. It is 67% 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 83.2 miles away from Rotterdam center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 120.3 miles away from Rotterdam 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 118.5 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 128.9 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 38.1 miles away from Rotterdam center
On 10/16/2012 at 23:12:25, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 ML, Depth: 10.0 mi) earthquake occurred 175.7 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 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).
Rotterdam topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Rotterdam:

  • THE AVENUE NURSING AND REHAB CENTRE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; SCHENECTADY, NY)
  • THE DUTCH MANOR NURSING AND REHAB CENTRE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; SCHENECTADY, NY)
  • VNS OF SCHENECTADY AND SARATOGA COUNTIES (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; SCHENECTADY, NY)
  • EDDY SENIORCARE LTHHCP (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; SCHENECTADY, NY)
  • SCHENECTADY COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; SCHENECTADY, NY)
  • KINGSWAY ARMS NURSING CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; SCHENECTADY, NY)
  • ELLIS HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; SCHENECTADY, NY)

Amtrak stations near Rotterdam:

  • 3 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: 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.
  • 18 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rotterdam:

  • Schenectady County Community College (about 3 miles; Schenectady, NY; Full-time enrollment: 3,676)
  • Union College (about 3 miles; Schenectady, NY; FT enrollment: 2,075)
  • Excelsior College (about 8 miles; Albany, NY; FT enrollment: 4,723)
  • SUNY at Albany (about 10 miles; Albany, NY; FT enrollment: 15,490)
  • Siena College (about 12 miles; Loudonville, NY; FT enrollment: 3,153)
  • The College of Saint Rose (about 12 miles; Albany, NY; FT enrollment: 4,085)
  • The Sage Colleges (about 14 miles; Troy, NY; FT enrollment: 2,499)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Rotterdam: Rotterdam Industrial Park (A), Stadium Golf Club (B), Schenectady General Depot (C), Silverhaven Nursing Home (D), Carman Fire Department (E), Bigsbee Professional Building (F), Rotterdam Town Hall (G), Rotterdam Police Department and Justice Court (H), Rotterdam Boys Club (I), Rotterdam Youth Center (J), Rotterdam Fire Station Number 1 (K), Rotterdam Fire Department (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Curry Road Plaza Shopping Center (1), Shoporama Shopping Center (2), Hellmans Plaza Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Rotterdam include: Fisher Methodist Church (A), Our Saviour's Lutheran Church (B), Our Lady of the Assumption Roman Catholic Church (C), Carman United Methodist Church (D), Lutheran Church of the Messiah (E), Bellevue Gospel Church (F), Trinity Reformed Church (G), Abounding Grace Christian Church (H), First Baptist Church of Rotterdam (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Fisher Cemetery (1), Wojcjecha Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Rotterdam include: Poutre Park (1), Carman Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Simon J. Schermerhorn - Politician.

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

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

FISH HOOK DOCK (Address: 83 MORNING GLORY WAY , Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This place:

2.3 people
New York:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

64.9%
Whole state:

63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

7.5%
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
79 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
16 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
79 people in nursing homes in 2000
10 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with branches in Rotterdam (2011 data):

  • TrustCo Bank: Rotterdam Branch at 1410 Curry Road, branch established on 1965/04/22; Rotterdam Square Branch at 93 W. Campbell Road, branch established on 1989/03/20. 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
  • HSBC Bank USA, National Association: Rotterdam Branch at 1963 Altamont Avenue, branch established on 1965/08/28. Info updated 2010/11/30: Bank assets: $206,009.7 mil, Deposits: $149,026.8 mil, headquarters in Mc Lean, VA, positive income, 474 total offices, Holding Company: Hsbc Holdings Plc
  • Berkshire Bank: Rotterdam Branch at 1925 Curry Road, branch established on 2011/04/04. 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
  • Pioneer Savings Bank: Hannaford Plaza Branch at 1452 Altamont Avenue, branch established on 1973/12/12. Info updated 2010/07/23: Bank assets: $767.8 mil, Deposits: $665.8 mil, headquarters in Troy, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 16 total offices
  • Bank of America, National Association: The Five Corners Branch at 345 Princetown Road, branch established on 1965/01/25. 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 Rotterdam:

Marital status in Rotterdam, NY
  • Never married: 30.8%
  • Now married: 47.1%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

For population 25 years and over in Rotterdam:

  • High school or higher: 93.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
New York average:

13.5

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Rotterdam, 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
Schenectady County:

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

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

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.
State:

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

4.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.58 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.4%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Schenectady County:

25.0%
State:

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

14.9%
State:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Rotterdam:

51.0%
State:

50.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Rotterdam:

47.4%
State:

48.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.6
New York:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.6%
New York:

20.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Rotterdam:

10.4%
State:

11.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
New York:

6.8

Overweight people:
Rotterdam:

34.8%
New York:

33.4%

General health condition:
This city:

56.0%
New York:

56.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.3%
New York:

80.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Rotterdam, NY Residents

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 Rotterdam, NY
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Rite Aid1
Arby's1Sears2
CVS1Staples1
Dunkin Donuts2Subway4
Fashion Bug1T-Mobile2
FedEx2UPS2
H&R Block1Verizon Wireless2
OfficeMax1Wendy's1
RadioShack1

Strongest AM radio stations in Rotterdam:

  • 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)
  • WROW (590 AM; 5 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDDY (1460 AM; 5 kW; ALBANY, NY)
  • 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.)
  • WTMM (1300 AM; 5 kW; RENSSELAER, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF MANSFIELD, INC.)
  • WAMC (1400 AM; 1 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rotterdam:

  • WPGL (90.7 FM; PATTERSONVILLE, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WYJB (95.5 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGNA-FM (107.7 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF MANSFIELD, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WKLI-FM (100.9 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTRY-FM (98.3 FM; ROTTERDAM, NY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKKF (102.3 FM; BALLSTON SPA, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDCD-FM (96.7 FM; CLIFTON PARK, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WMYY (97.3 FM; SCHOHARIE, NY; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WZEC (97.5 FM; HOOSICK FALLS, NY; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WEQX (102.7 FM; MANCHESTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSHIRE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBKK (97.7 FM; AMSTERDAM, NY; Owner: GEM ASSOCIATES, L. P.)
  • WJAN (95.1 FM; SUNDERLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Rotterdam:

  • 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)
  • WNGX-LP (Channel 42; SCHNECTADY, 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)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Rotterdam fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 40Number of bridges
  • 387ft / 118mTotal length
  • $80,930,000Total costs
  • 577,789Total average daily traffic
  • 18,880Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Rotterdam, NY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21940-1949
  • 41950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 81980-1989
  • 171990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Rotterdam, NY
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Rotterdam)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Rotterdam, NY)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Rotterdam)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED157$148,13593$123,562436$129,80348$58,3460$011$107,3590$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$128,66711$118,01352$147,6565$39,3661$250,0004$80,0882$53,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED11$148,33514$113,488146$143,45532$35,8140$010$140,3710$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN17$139,29610$126,934107$131,4906$79,1430$01$63,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$113,0002$134,00020$122,0023$73,8470$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0327.00 , 0328.01, 0328.02, 0329.01, 0329.02, 0330.03, 0330.04

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED18$148,67713$150,135
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$190,6337$170,857
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$144,2003$168,333
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$122,5003$112,333
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$144,8400$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0327.00 , 0328.01, 0328.02, 0329.01, 0329.02, 0330.03, 0330.04

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Rotterdam, NY
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Rotterdam, NY - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Rotterdam, NY
  • 82.6%Utility gas
  • 8.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.4%Electricity
  • 1.1%Wood
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Other fuel
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Rotterdam, NY
  • 67.5%Utility gas
  • 25.1%Electricity
  • 3.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Rotterdam compared to New York state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.

Rotterdam on our top lists:

  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people born in the same U.S. state as the city (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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  • Albert Eugene Steinbach (10)
  • Robert Carl Murray (8)
  • William Robert Ross (8)
  • Michael Joseph Schutten (7)
  • Azam Mihir Thatte (5)
  • Dwight F. Calkins, Jr. (1)
  • Wayne H. Fitzgerald (1)
  • Colin Scott Riley (1)
  • Nathan Robert Berberich (1)
  • Grover Andrew Bennett, Jr. (1)

Total of 47 patent applications in 2008-2022.