Schaghticoke, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Schaghticoke, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Schaghticoke had a population of 628 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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

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Schaghticoke, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 628
Daytime Population: Workers 420
Daytime Population: Residents 305
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 725
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.15
Population in Households 628
Population in Familes 519
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 828
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $66,250
Average Household Income $83,082
Per Capita Income $31,966


Total Housing Units 294 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 205 (69.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 52 (17.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 37 (12.6%)
Median Home Value $193,056
Average Home Value $258,171


Total Households 257
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 181
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.82% 0.69%
Households 0.83% 0.77%
Families 2.07% 0.65%
Median Household Income   3.05%
Per Capita Income   2.84%

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, 2017 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 # 948 21st
Population Density # 764 36th
Diversity Index # 1145 5th
Median Household Income # 517 57th
Per Capita Income # 581 52nd

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