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Schaghticoke, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Schaghticoke is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Rensselaer County at latitude 42.9014 and longitude -73.5896. Rensselaer County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 358 feet.

The formal official name is the Village of Schaghticoke, but most people and references simply refer to it as Schaghticoke, New York.

The P1 Census Class Code for Schaghticoke indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

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

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Schaghticoke, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 615
Population in Households 615
Population in Familes 509
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 811
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 255
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 180
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 292 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 203 (69.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 51 (17.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 37 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $152,679
Average Home Value $168,382


Median Household Income $61,355
Average Household Income $75,120
Per Capita Income $29,172
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.9% 0.64%
Households 1.24% 0.77%
Families 3.42% 0.77%
Median Household Income   3.64%
Per Capita Income   3.13%
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 1,189 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 963 19th
Population Density1 # 783 34th
Diversity Index2 # 1127 5th
Median Household Income # 533 55th
Per Capita Income # 575 52nd

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