Schenectady County vs. Saratoga County

Schenectady County (NY)Saratoga County (NY)
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)155,350230,163
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019)0.4%4.8%
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019)154,751219,593
Population, Census, April 1, 2010154,727219,607
Persons under 5 years, percent5.8%5.1%
Persons under 18 years, percent21.5%20.1%
Persons 65 years and over, percent17.1%18.1%
Female persons, percent51.3%50.5%
White alone, percent78.1%92.9%
Black or African American alone, percent12.4%1.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent0.7%0.2%
Asian alone, percent4.9%3.0%
Two or More Races, percent3.7%1.9%
Hispanic or Latino, percent7.4%3.4%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent73.2%90.1%
Veterans, 2014-20188,52815,575
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-201810.7%5.3%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018)69,954107,374
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-201866.5%71.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018$165,400$251,200
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018$1,578$1,748
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018$625$615
Median gross rent, 2014-2018$922$1,090
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-201338.0%23.9%
Building permits, 20181831,097
Households, 2014-201853,29593,876
Persons per household, 2014-20182.822.38
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-201890.1%87.8%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-201810.0%6.5%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-201889.2%92.7%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-201882.6%87.8%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201890.3%94.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201831.4%41.4%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-20189.1%7.5%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent4.8%3.8%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201862.8%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)191,655446,373
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)1,005,704761,186
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)1,709,3421,977,414
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)519,3212,331,991
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)1,821,1182,980,027
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$11,740$13,416
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-201822.825.4
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$63,785$80,839
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$31,412$41,709
Persons in poverty, percent11.3%6.3%
Total employer establishments, 20173,0455,417
Total employment, 201753,66171,721
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000)2,675,5623,538,863
Total employment, percent change, 2016-20172.3%3.0%
Total nonemployer establishments, 20178,55816,453
All firms, 201210,04917,631
Men-owned firms, 20125,86510,201
Women-owned firms, 20123,4145,863
Minority-owned firms, 20121,7421,147
Nonminority-owned firms, 20127,91615,968
Veteran-owned firms, 20121,0071,720
Nonveteran-owned firms, 20128,39815,131
Black-owned firms, percent, 20075.0%1.0%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.2%
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%28.5%
Population per square mile, 2010756.6271.1
Land area in square miles, 2010204.52809.98

Source: United States Census Bureau

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