Schenectady Schenectady County, New York

Schenectady: County seat of Schenectady County, New York, United States

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Location of Schenectady on New York map.


Schenectady is a city located in the county of Schenectady in the U.S. state of New York. Its population at the 2010 census was 66,135 and a population density of 2,326 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 65,273 inhabitants.

The city was created 256 years ago in 1764.


Schenectady is located at 42°48'51"N 73°56'22"W (42.8142400, -73.9395700).

Nott Memorial Hall  Union College  Schenectady  NY image
Nott Memorial Hall Union College Schenectady NY
Nott Memorial Hall  Union College  Schenectady  NY image

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Schenectady Quick Facts

Population : 65,273 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : New York (United States)
County : Schenectady County
Postal code : 12301–12309, 12325, 12345
Phone Area Codes : 518
Area : 28.43 km2
Altitude : 243 feet / 74 meters
Capital city : Schenectady is capital of Schenectady County
Establishment : January 01, 1765 (256 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 09:42:07 (5th August 2021)
Density : 2,296 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -1.32% (2010-2019)


According to census records, the population of Schenectady decreased by 1.32% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 66,135 - census
2011 66,098 -0.06% estimation process
2012 66,087 -0.02% estimation process
2013 65,829 -0.39% estimation process
2014 65,846 0.03% estimation process
2015 65,538 -0.47% estimation process
2016 65,076 -0.71% estimation process
2017 65,300 0.34% estimation process
2018 65,345 0.07% estimation process
2019 65,273 -0.11% estimation process

Schenectady zip code is 12302. County name: Schenectady, County fips: 36093

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People born in Schenectady (200)

People born in Schenectady, including composer and music educator Winifred Hyson, actor, screenwriter, and former boxer Mickey Rourke, radical feminist philosopher and theologian Mary Daly, you can see a list of people who born in Schenectady.


College & universities near Schenectady

Code Name City ZIP
484011 Paul Mitchell the School-Schenectady Schenectady (NY) 12305-2303
195322 Schenectady County Community College Schenectady (NY) 12305
196866 Union College Schenectady (NY) 12308-2311
190956 Belanger School of Nursing Schenectady (NY) 12304
193265 Modern Welding School Schenectady (NY) 12304

Stations (17)

Amtrak & bus stations near Schenectady

Code Name Address Type
SDY Schenectady 332 Erie Blvd. RAIL
ALB Albany–Rensselaer 525 East St. RAIL
AMS Amsterdam station Railroad St. & West Main Ave. RAIL
SRK Saratoga Springs, NY 267 Union Avenue BUS
SAR Saratoga Springs station 26 Station Lane RAIL

Other cities in Schenectady County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Schenectady County , NY.

City Name Population Title
Rotterdam 29,973 Located in the county of New York
Niskayuna 22,365 Town of New York, USA
Scotia 7,642 Village in Schenectady County, New York, United States
East Glenville 6,616 Census-designated place in Schenectady County, New York
Duanesburg 6,318 Town of New York, USA
Princetown 2,099 City in Schenectady County, New York, United States of America
Mariaville Lake 722
Delanson 384 City in Schenectady County, New York, United States of America
Duane 174 City in Franklin County, New York, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Schenectady distances to largest New York cities

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