Schaghticoke, NY Profile: Facts & Data

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Schaghticoke, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Schaghticoke had a population of 625 as of July 1, 2019. 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 42.9001 and longitude -73.5854 in Rensselaer County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Schaghticoke 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.

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

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Schaghticoke, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Schaghticoke, NY Housing Affordability Index is 188
State of New York Housing Affordability Index is 85
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Schaghticoke, NY Wealth Index is 109
State of New York Wealth Index is 109
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 625
Population in Households 625
Population in Familes 517
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 824
Diversity Index1 8
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $65,620
Average Household Income $88,728
Per Capita Income $33,903
Wealth Index3 109

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 294 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 200 (68.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 56 (19.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 38 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $179,688
Housing Affordability Index2 188
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 256
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 180
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.59% 0.38%
Households 0.61% 0.39%
Families 1.56% 0.33%
Median Household Income   2.99%
Per Capita Income   3.12%

Schaghticoke, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Schaghticoke to the other 1,195 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 950 21st
Population Density # 763 36th
Diversity Index # 1135 5th
Median Household Income # 544 55th
Per Capita Income # 536 55th

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