Schenectady , Schenectady County, New York

County seat of Schenectady County, New York, United States

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Schenectady is a city located in the county of Schenectady in the U.S. state of New York. In the 2010 census it had a population of 66,135 inhabitants 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.

The city has a total area of 10.98 square miles (28.43 km2).

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Schenectady, NY Quick Facts

Population : 65,273 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : New York
County : Schenectady County
Postal code : 12301–12309
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 : 09:17:15 (14th April 2021)
Zip Code : 12302
Density : 2,296 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -1.32% (2010-2019)

Year Population Method
2010 66,135 census
2011 66,098 estimation process
2012 66,087 estimation process
2013 65,829 estimation process
2014 65,846 estimation process
2015 65,538 estimation process
2016 65,076 estimation process
2017 65,300 estimation process
2018 65,345 estimation process
2019 65,273 estimation process

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

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

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People born in Schenectady, NY (200)

Many people were born here, 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, NY.

Stations (17)

Amtrak & bus stations near Schenectady, NY

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
FED Fort Edward station 70 East St. RAIL
HUD Hudson 69 South Front St. RAIL
PIT Joseph Scelsi Intermodal Transportation Center 1 Columbus Avenue RAIL
WHL Whitehall station Main St. and Saunders St. RAIL
RHI Rhinecliff–Kingston station Hutton and Charles Sts. 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
Duanesburg 6,318 Town of New York, USA
Princetown 2,099 City in Schenectady County, New York, United States of America
Delanson 384 City in Schenectady County, New York, United States of America
Duane 174 City in Franklin County, New York, United States of America

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Schenectady, NY distances to biggest New York cities

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