Scotia is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Village of Scotia.
It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Schenectady County at latitude 42.8265 and longitude -73.9643. Schenectady County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 243 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Village of Scotia (see map) encompass a land area of 1.68 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles.Photos of the local Scotia, NY area
|Population in Households||7,591|
|Population in Familes||5,774|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||12|
|Average Household Size||2.28|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||3,519 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,269 (64.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,057 (30.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||193 ( 5.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$143,624|
|Average Home Value||$158,462|
|Median Household Income||$56,835|
|Average Household Income||$67,427|
|Per Capita Income||$29,515|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.05%|
|Per Capita Income||2.77%|
The table below compares Scotia 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||# 244||80th|
|Population Density1||# 158||87th|
|Diversity Index2||# 688||42nd|
|Median Household Income||# 607||49th|
|Per Capita Income||# 563||53rd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New York Census Data Comparison Tool.