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Rensselaer Falls, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Rensselaer Falls had a population of 343 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Rensselaer Falls is located at latitude 44.5908 and longitude -75.3198 in St. Lawrence County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Rensselaer Falls (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. St. Lawrence County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 328 feet.

The Village of Rensselaer Falls (GNIS ID: 2391091) 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 Rensselaer Falls is located within Town of Canton, a minor civil division (MCD) of St. Lawrence County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Rensselaer Falls 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 Rensselaer Falls: Canton Falls, Taitville, Tateville.

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


Total Population 343
Population in Households 310
Population in Familes 247
Population in Group Qrtrs 33
Population Density1 1,180
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 131
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 89
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 144 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 79 (54.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 52 (36.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $94,792
Average Home Value $106,169


Median Household Income $51,045
Average Household Income $61,006
Per Capita Income $21,753
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.52% 0.35%
Households 0.5% 0.3%
Families 0.55% 0.22%
Median Household Income   2.68%
Per Capita Income   2.3%
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.

Rensselaer Falls, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rensselaer Falls 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 # 1111 7th
Population Density1 # 646 46th
Diversity Index2 # 813 32nd
Median Household Income # 796 34th
Per Capita Income # 1061 11th

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