Saratoga County vs. Rensselaer County

Saratoga County (NY)Rensselaer County (NY)
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)230,163159,442
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019)4.8%0.0%
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019)219,593159,433
Population, Census, April 1, 2010219,607159,429
Persons under 5 years, percent5.1%5.3%
Persons under 18 years, percent20.1%19.6%
Persons 65 years and over, percent18.1%17.0%
Female persons, percent50.5%50.6%
White alone, percent92.9%86.4%
Black or African American alone, percent1.9%7.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent0.2%0.3%
Asian alone, percent3.0%2.8%
Two or More Races, percent1.9%2.5%
Hispanic or Latino, percent3.4%5.2%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent90.1%82.8%
Veterans, 2014-201815,5759,694
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-20185.3%4.9%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018)107,37473,264
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-201871.8%63.1%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018$251,200$185,100
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018$1,748$1,625
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018$615$641
Median gross rent, 2014-2018$1,090$945
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-201323.9%36.0%
Building permits, 20181,097242
Households, 2014-201893,87664,563
Persons per household, 2014-20182.382.38
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-201887.8%85.0%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-20186.5%7.6%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-201892.7%90.1%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-201887.8%83.7%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201894.1%91.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201841.4%30.1%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-20187.5%9.8%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent3.8%4.5%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201866.2%65.0%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201861.2%60.6%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)446,373209,214
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)761,186732,253
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)2,331,9912,270,243
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)2,980,0271,572,232
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$13,416$9,837
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-201825.424.3
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$80,839$65,851
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$41,709$34,280
Persons in poverty, percent6.3%11.1%
Total employer establishments, 20175,4172,983
Total employment, 201771,72143,481
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000)3,538,8632,096,029
Total employment, percent change, 2016-20173.0%-0.2%
Total nonemployer establishments, 201716,4538,955
All firms, 201217,63111,067
Men-owned firms, 201210,2016,444
Women-owned firms, 20125,8633,632
Minority-owned firms, 20121,1471,020
Nonminority-owned firms, 201215,9689,610
Veteran-owned firms, 20121,7201,031
Nonveteran-owned firms, 201215,1319,500
Black-owned firms, percent, 20071.0%2.7%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20070.2%0.0%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%2.8%
Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%1.6%
Women-owned firms, percent, 200728.5%30.5%
Population per square mile, 2010271.1244.4
Land area in square miles, 2010809.98652.43

Source: United States Census Bureau

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