Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area NY Demographic Data and Boundary Map


Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area Boundary Map

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 897,950
Population in Households 864,639
Population in Familes 660,915
Population in Group Qrtrs 33,311
Population Density1 319
Diversity Index2 38


Total Households 366,101
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 222,252
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 408,409 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 231,659 (56.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 134,442 (32.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 42,308 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $203,886
Average Home Value $238,774


Median Household Income $59,497
Average Household Income $80,408
Per Capita Income $33,524
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.49% 0.48%
Households 0.48% 0.48%
Families 0.31% 0.38%
Median Household Income   2.48%
Per Capita Income   1.65%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.