Rensselaer County vs. Greene County

Rensselaer County (NY)Greene County (NY)
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)159,44247,491
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019)0.0%-3.5%
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019)159,43349,215
Population, Census, April 1, 2010159,42949,221
Persons under 5 years, percent5.3%4.1%
Persons under 18 years, percent19.6%16.5%
Persons 65 years and over, percent17.0%22.1%
Female persons, percent50.6%47.7%
White alone, percent86.4%89.8%
Black or African American alone, percent7.9%6.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent0.3%0.5%
Asian alone, percent2.8%1.3%
Two or More Races, percent2.5%2.1%
Hispanic or Latino, percent5.2%6.0%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent82.8%85.0%
Veterans, 2014-20189,6943,363
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-20184.9%6.0%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018)73,26429,833
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-201863.1%74.1%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018$185,100$174,700
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018$1,625$1,544
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018$641$565
Median gross rent, 2014-2018$945$906
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-201336.0%14.5%
Building permits, 201824265
Households, 2014-201864,56317,117
Persons per household, 2014-20182.382.59
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-201885.0%93.8%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-20187.6%7.6%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-201890.1%82.9%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-201883.7%71.6%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201891.6%87.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201830.1%22.1%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-20189.8%10.1%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent4.5%5.6%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201865.0%52.4%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201860.6%51.9%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)209,21499,229
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)732,25388,127
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)2,270,243724,633
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)1,572,232610,423
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$9,837$12,541
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-201824.327.4
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$65,851$53,617
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$34,280$27,271
Persons in poverty, percent11.1%13.0%
Total employer establishments, 20172,9831,167
Total employment, 201743,48110,543
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000)2,096,029371,347
Total employment, percent change, 2016-2017-0.2%0.6%
Total nonemployer establishments, 20178,9553,510
All firms, 201211,0674,428
Men-owned firms, 20126,4442,564
Women-owned firms, 20123,6321,170
Minority-owned firms, 20121,020243
Nonminority-owned firms, 20129,6104,063
Veteran-owned firms, 20121,031423
Nonveteran-owned firms, 20129,5003,729
Black-owned firms, percent, 20072.7%0.0%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 20072.8%0.0%
Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 20071.6%1.4%
Women-owned firms, percent, 200730.5%27.8%
Population per square mile, 2010244.476.1
Land area in square miles, 2010652.43647.16

Source: United States Census Bureau

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