In 2021, Schenectady, NY had a population of 66.8k people with a median age of 36.8 and a median household income of $50,237. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Schenectady, NY grew from 65,336 to 66,809, a 2.25% increase and its median household income grew from $47,773 to $50,237, a 5.16% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Schenectady, NY are White (Non-Hispanic) (52.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (17.8%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (8.51%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (5.71%), and Other (Hispanic) (4.3%).
None of the households in Schenectady, NY reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
94.3% of the residents in Schenectady, NY are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Schenectady, NY are Union College (196866) (542 degrees awarded in 2021), Schenectady County Community College (490 degrees), and Paul Mitchell the School-Schenectady (102 degrees).
In 2021, the median property value in Schenectady, NY was $118,300, and the homeownership rate was 45.7%.
Most people in Schenectady, NY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Schenectady, NY was 2 cars per household.