Rotterdam is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Rotterdam Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Schenectady County at latitude 42.787 and longitude -73.971. Schenectady County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 338 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Rotterdam Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 6.92 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.Photos of the local Rotterdam, NY area
|Population in Households||20,549|
|Population in Familes||16,259|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||97|
|Average Household Size||2.32|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||9,343 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||7,098 (76.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,768 (18.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||476 ( 5.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$179,063|
|Average Home Value||$188,458|
|Median Household Income||$56,194|
|Average Household Income||$65,430|
|Per Capita Income||$28,160|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.92%|
|Per Capita Income||2.38%|
The table below compares Rotterdam 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.
|Total Population||# 77||94th|
|Population Density1||# 282||76th|
|Diversity Index2||# 651||46th|
|Median Household Income||# 621||48th|
|Per Capita Income||# 615||48th|
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