Saratoga County vs. Schenectady County

Saratoga County (NY)Schenectady County (NY)
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)230,163155,350
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019)4.8%0.4%
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019)219,593154,751
Population, Census, April 1, 2010219,607154,727
Persons under 5 years, percent5.1%5.8%
Persons under 18 years, percent20.1%21.5%
Persons 65 years and over, percent18.1%17.1%
Female persons, percent50.5%51.3%
White alone, percent92.9%78.1%
Black or African American alone, percent1.9%12.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent0.2%0.7%
Asian alone, percent3.0%4.9%
Two or More Races, percent1.9%3.7%
Hispanic or Latino, percent3.4%7.4%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent90.1%73.2%
Veterans, 2014-201815,5758,528
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-20185.3%10.7%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018)107,37469,954
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-201871.8%66.5%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018$251,200$165,400
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018$1,748$1,578
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018$615$625
Median gross rent, 2014-2018$1,090$922
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-201323.9%38.0%
Building permits, 20181,097183
Households, 2014-201893,87653,295
Persons per household, 2014-20182.382.82
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-201887.8%90.1%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-20186.5%10.0%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-201892.7%89.2%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-201887.8%82.6%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201894.1%90.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201841.4%31.4%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-20187.5%9.1%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent3.8%4.8%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201866.2%62.8%
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)446,373191,655
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)761,1861,005,704
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)1,977,4141,709,342
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)2,331,991519,321
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)2,980,0271,821,118
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$13,416$11,740
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-201825.422.8
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$80,839$63,785
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$41,709$31,412
Persons in poverty, percent6.3%11.3%
Total employer establishments, 20175,4173,045
Total employment, 201771,72153,661
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000)3,538,8632,675,562
Total employment, percent change, 2016-20173.0%2.3%
Total nonemployer establishments, 201716,4538,558
All firms, 201217,63110,049
Men-owned firms, 201210,2015,865
Women-owned firms, 20125,8633,414
Minority-owned firms, 20121,1471,742
Nonminority-owned firms, 201215,9687,916
Veteran-owned firms, 20121,7201,007
Nonveteran-owned firms, 201215,1318,398
Black-owned firms, percent, 20071.0%5.0%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20070.2%0.0%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%3.2%
Women-owned firms, percent, 200728.5%32.1%
Population per square mile, 2010271.1756.6
Land area in square miles, 2010809.98204.52

Source: United States Census Bureau

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