Schenectady County vs. Montgomery County

Schenectady County (NY)Montgomery County (NY)
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)155,35049,455
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019)0.4%-1.6%
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019)154,75150,258
Population, Census, April 1, 2010154,72750,219
Persons under 5 years, percent5.8%6.2%
Persons under 18 years, percent21.5%22.7%
Persons 65 years and over, percent17.1%18.6%
Female persons, percent51.3%50.8%
White alone, percent78.1%93.1%
Black or African American alone, percent12.4%3.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent0.7%0.6%
Asian alone, percent4.9%0.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent0.2%0.1%
Two or More Races, percent3.7%2.0%
Hispanic or Latino, percent7.4%14.9%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent73.2%80.5%
Veterans, 2014-20188,5282,974
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-201810.7%3.3%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018)69,95423,540
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-201866.5%68.0%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018$165,400$101,000
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018$1,578$1,221
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018$625$537
Median gross rent, 2014-2018$922$749
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-201338.0%33.0%
Building permits, 201818336
Households, 2014-201853,29519,665
Persons per household, 2014-20182.822.46
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-201890.1%87.4%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-201810.0%13.9%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-201889.2%82.3%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-201882.6%73.6%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201890.3%85.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201831.4%17.5%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-20189.1%12.3%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent4.8%6.2%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201862.8%59.3%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201860.6%55.9%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)191,65549,248
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)1,005,704356,868
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)1,709,342839,048
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)1,821,118673,305
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$11,740$13,482
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-201822.825.1
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$63,785$45,837
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$31,412$25,427
Persons in poverty, percent11.3%15.8%
Total employer establishments, 20173,0451,074
Total employment, 201753,66115,151
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000)2,675,562570,056
Total employment, percent change, 2016-20172.3%-0.3%
Total nonemployer establishments, 20178,5582,409
All firms, 201210,0492,991
Men-owned firms, 20125,8651,750
Women-owned firms, 20123,414858
Minority-owned firms, 20121,742228
Nonminority-owned firms, 20127,9162,594
Veteran-owned firms, 20121,007297
Nonveteran-owned firms, 20128,3982,464
Black-owned firms, percent, 20075.0%3.0%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%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, 20073.2%0.0%
Women-owned firms, percent, 200732.1%30.8%
Population per square mile, 2010756.6124.6
Land area in square miles, 2010204.52403.04

Source: United States Census Bureau

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