In 2021, Schenectady County, NY had a population of 158k people with a median age of 39.9 and a median household income of $69,891. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Schenectady County, NY grew from 155,086 to 157,515, a 1.57% increase and its median household income grew from $66,488 to $69,891, a 5.12% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Schenectady County, NY are White (Non-Hispanic) (71.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (9.35%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (5.27%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (4.64%), and White (Hispanic) (2.44%).
None of the households in Schenectady County, 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.
96.5% of the residents in Schenectady County, NY are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Schenectady County, 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 County, NY was $178,000, and the homeownership rate was 64.3%.
Most people in Schenectady County, NY drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Schenectady County, NY was 2 cars per household.