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Colonie, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Colonie had a population of 8,279 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Colonie is located at latitude 42.7209 and longitude -73.8317 in Albany County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Colonie (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Albany County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 312 feet.

The Village of Colonie (GNIS ID: 2391620) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Colonie is located within Town of Colonie, a minor civil division (MCD) of Albany County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Colonie population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.


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Colonie, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 8,279
Daytime Population: Workers 9,322
Daytime Population: Residents 4,031
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 13,353
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.61
Population in Households 8,271
Population in Familes 6,708
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density2 2,554
Diversity Index3 36
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $79,007
Average Household Income $93,895
Per Capita Income $38,523

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,480 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,703 (77.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 691 (19.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 86 ( 2.5%)
Median Home Value $203,937
Average Home Value $210,377
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 3,394
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 2,288
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.84% 0.8%
Households 0.71% 0.67%
Families 0.52% 0.55%
Median Household Income   1.77%
Per Capita Income   2.4%

Colonie, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Colonie to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 226 81st
Population Density # 337 72nd
Diversity Index # 400 67th
Median Household Income # 397 67th
Per Capita Income # 398 67th

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