Niskayuna, NY Profile: Facts & Data

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Niskayuna, New York - Basic Facts

The Niskayuna Census Designated Place had a population of 4,906 as of July 1, 2019. Niskayuna ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Niskayuna is located at latitude 42.7798 and longitude -73.8457 in Schenectady County. The formal boundaries for the Niskayuna Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 1.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Schenectady County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 292 feet.

The Niskayuna Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389554) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of ""

The Niskayuna Census Designated Place is located within Town of Niskayuna, a minor civil division (MCD) of Schenectady County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Niskayuna: Co-nes-ta-gi-o-ne, Connestigune.

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Niskayuna, NY Housing Affordability Index is 187
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

Niskayuna, NY Wealth Index is 168
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 4,906
Population in Households 4,854
Population in Familes 4,066
Population in Group Qrtrs 52
Population Density 4,870
Diversity Index1 34
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $106,637
Average Household Income $121,418
Per Capita Income $48,782
Wealth Index3 168

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,031 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,618 (79.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 338 (16.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 75 ( 3.7%)
Median Home Value $219,050
Housing Affordability Index2 187
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,956
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 1,357
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 0.1% -0.16%
Households 0.13% -0.17%
Families -0.25% -0.22%
Median Household Income   0.86%
Per Capita Income   2.14%

Niskayuna, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Niskayuna 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 # 353 71st
Population Density # 141 88th
Diversity Index # 436 64th
Median Household Income # 223 81st
Per Capita Income # 231 81st

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