In 2017, Schenectady County, NY had a population of 155k people with a median age of 39.8 and a median household income of $61,315. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Schenectady County, NY grew from 154,845 to 155,239, a 0.254% increase and its median household income grew from $59,959 to $61,315, a 2.26% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Schenectady County, NY are White (Non-Hispanic) (73.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (9.61%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (4.58%), White (Hispanic) (3.91%), and Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (2.88%). N/A% of the people in Schenectady County, NY speak a non-English language, and 96.4% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Schenectady County, NY are Schenectady County Community College (549 degrees awarded in 2017), Union College (196866) (536 degrees), and Modern Welding School (94 degrees).
The median property value in Schenectady County, NY is $164,100, and the homeownership rate is 67.8%. Most people in Schenectady County, NY commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 22.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Schenectady County, NY is 2 cars per household.