Schaghticoke, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Schaghticoke, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Schaghticoke had a population of 623 as of July 1, 2016. Schaghticoke ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Schaghticoke is located at latitude 42.9014 and longitude -73.5896 in Rensselaer County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Schaghticoke (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.76 sq. miles and a water area of 0.23 sq. miles. Rensselaer County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 358 feet.

The Village of Schaghticoke (GNIS ID: 2391121) 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 Schaghticoke is located within Town of Schaghticoke, a minor civil division (MCD) of Rensselaer County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Schaghticoke population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Schaghticoke: Harts Falls, Hart's Falls, Schaghticoke Point.

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Schaghticoke, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 623
Population in Households 623
Population in Familes 515
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 822
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 259
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 182
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 296 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 206 (69.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 53 (17.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 37 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $187,745
Average Home Value $250,854


Median Household Income $59,332
Average Household Income $77,986
Per Capita Income $30,129
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.82% 0.57%
Households 1.09% 0.69%
Families 2.5% 0.65%
Median Household Income   3.72%
Per Capita Income   2.08%
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.

Schaghticoke, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Schaghticoke to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 957 20th
Population Density1 # 772 36th
Diversity Index2 # 1141 5th
Median Household Income # 559 53rd
Per Capita Income # 598 50th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New York Census Data Comparison Tool.