Rensselaer County , New York

Rensselaer County: County in New York, United States

About

Rensselaer County is a county located in the U.S. state of New York. As of the 2010 census, the population was 159,429 and a population density of 93 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 158,108 inhabitants. Its county seat is Troy. The county was created 231 years ago in 1791.

Rensselaer County Quick Facts

Population : 158,108 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New York (United States)
Area : 1723 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.9%
Land as percent of area : 98.1%
Named for : Kiliaen van Rensselaer
Altitude : 1,450 feet / 442 meters
Capital : Troy
Establishment : February 02, 1791
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 15:46:02 (19th May 2022)
Density : 92 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -0.84% (2010-2020)
Rensselaer County locator map
Location of Rensselaer County on New York map.
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Geography

Rensselaer County is located at 42°42'40"N 73°30'35"W (42.7110500, -73.5097200). It has 6 neighbors: Berkshire County, Columbia County, Greene County, Saratoga County, Washington County and Bennington County.

Rensselaer County map

The largest city of Rensselaer County is Troy with a population of 48,804. Other cities include, Rensselaer population 9,142, Stephentown population 2,861, Castleton-on-Hudson population 1,451 and Valley Falls population 452. See all Rensselaer County cities & populated places.

Rensselaer County Populated Places (more)

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Rensselaer County.

City Name Population Title
Troy 48,804 County seat of Rensselaer County, New York, United States
East Greenbush 16,127 Town in New York state
Stony Point 15,289 Town in Rockland County, New York, United States
Brunswick 13,048 Town in New York
Rensselaer 9,142 City in Indiana
Sand Lake 8,422 Town in Rensselaer County, New York, United States
Schaghticoke 7,454 Village in New York, USA
Hoosick 6,711 Town in New York, United States
Pittstown 5,144 Town in New York
Nassau 4,743 Town in Rensselaer County, New York, United States
Poestenkill 4,479 Town in New York, USA
Hoosick Falls 3,336 Town
Wynantskill 3,276 Census-designated place in Rensselaer County, New York
Stephentown 2,861 City in Rensselaer County, New York, United States of America
West Sand Lake 2,660 Census-designated place in Rensselaer County, New York
Hampton Manor 2,417 Census-designated place in Rensselaer County, New York

Rensselaer County has 6 neighbours.

  • Troy

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Rensselaer County decreased by 0.84% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 159,429 - census
2011 159,589 0.1% estimation process
2012 159,437 -0.1% estimation process
2013 159,545 0.07% estimation process
2014 159,666 0.08% estimation process
2015 159,436 -0.14% estimation process
2016 159,294 -0.09% estimation process
2017 159,200 -0.06% estimation process
2018 159,283 0.05% estimation process
2019 158,714 -0.36% estimation process
2020 158,108 -0.38% estimation process

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People born in Rensselaer County (12)

People born in Rensselaer County, including sculptor Edmonia Lewis, Jacob Ruiter, politician Moss Kent, .

List

  • Alson Streeter (American politician) he was born in 18/01/1823
  • James W. Larrabee (American Civil War Medal of Honor recipient) he was born in 01/01/1839
  • Melvin Amos Halsted (Founder of Lowell, Indiana) he was born in 29/03/1821
  • John E. Thomas (American politician) he was born in 27/11/1829
  • Christopher C. Yates (American physician) he was born in 01/05/1779
  • Patrick Conway (American bandleader) he was born in 04/07/1867
  • Lewis T. Miller (American politician) he was born in 11/06/1787
  • William R. Traver (American politician) he was born in 26/10/1818
  • Maria M. Smith Herrick (American writer and social reformer) she was born in 01/01/1798

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