Rensselaer County vs. Saratoga County

Rensselaer County (NY)Saratoga County (NY)
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)159,442230,163
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019)0.0%4.8%
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019)159,433219,593
Population, Census, April 1, 2010159,429219,607
Persons under 5 years, percent5.3%5.1%
Persons under 18 years, percent19.6%20.1%
Persons 65 years and over, percent17.0%18.1%
Female persons, percent50.6%50.5%
White alone, percent86.4%92.9%
Black or African American alone, percent7.9%1.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent0.3%0.2%
Asian alone, percent2.8%3.0%
Two or More Races, percent2.5%1.9%
Hispanic or Latino, percent5.2%3.4%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent82.8%90.1%
Veterans, 2014-20189,69415,575
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-20184.9%5.3%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018)73,264107,374
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-201863.1%71.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018$185,100$251,200
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018$1,625$1,748
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018$641$615
Median gross rent, 2014-2018$945$1,090
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-201336.0%23.9%
Building permits, 20182421,097
Households, 2014-201864,56393,876
Persons per household, 2014-20182.382.38
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-201885.0%87.8%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-20187.6%6.5%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-201890.1%92.7%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-201883.7%87.8%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201891.6%94.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201830.1%41.4%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-20189.8%7.5%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent4.5%3.8%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201865.0%66.2%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201860.6%61.2%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)209,214446,373
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)732,253761,186
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)2,270,2432,331,991
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)1,572,2322,980,027
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$9,837$13,416
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-201824.325.4
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$65,851$80,839
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$34,280$41,709
Persons in poverty, percent11.1%6.3%
Total employer establishments, 20172,9835,417
Total employment, 201743,48171,721
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000)2,096,0293,538,863
Total employment, percent change, 2016-2017-0.2%3.0%
Total nonemployer establishments, 20178,95516,453
All firms, 201211,06717,631
Men-owned firms, 20126,44410,201
Women-owned firms, 20123,6325,863
Minority-owned firms, 20121,0201,147
Nonminority-owned firms, 20129,61015,968
Veteran-owned firms, 20121,0311,720
Nonveteran-owned firms, 20129,50015,131
Black-owned firms, percent, 20072.7%1.0%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.2%
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%0.0%
Women-owned firms, percent, 200730.5%28.5%
Population per square mile, 2010244.4271.1
Land area in square miles, 2010652.43809.98

Source: United States Census Bureau

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