Schenectady County, New York

Schenectady County: County in New York, United States


Schenectady County is a county located in the U.S. state of New York. As of the 2010 census, the population was 154,727 and a population density of 285 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 155,358 inhabitants. Its county seat is Schenectady. The county was created 214 years ago in 1808.

Schenectady County locator map
Location of Schenectady County on New York map.

Quick Facts about Schenectady County

Population : 155,358 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New York (United States)
Twitter username : schdycountyny
Area : 543 km2
Water as percent of area : 2.3%
Land as percent of area : 97.7%
Altitude : 1,198 feet / 365 meters
Capital : Schenectady
Establishment : January 01, 1809
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 04:01:28 (1st October 2023)
Density : 286 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 0.41% (2010-2020)
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Nott and Chapel
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Schenectady County is located at 42°49'5"N 74°3'31"W (42.8181200, -74.0585700). It has 3 neighbors: Montgomery County, Saratoga County and Schoharie County.

Schenectady County map

The largest city of Schenectady County is Schenectady with a population of 65,231. Other cities include, Rotterdam population 30,080, Princetown population 2,105, Delanson population 383 and Duane population 175. See all Schenectady County cities & populated places.

Schenectady County Populated Places

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Schenectady County.

City Name Population Title
Schenectady 65,231 The most populous city in Schenectady County, New York.
Rotterdam 30,080 Located in the county of New York
Niskayuna 22,330 Town of New York, USA
Scotia 7,618 Village in Schenectady County, New York, United States
East Glenville 6,616 Census-designated place in Schenectady County, New York
Duanesburg 5,942 Town of New York, USA
Princetown 2,105 City in Schenectady County, New York, United States of America
Delanson 383 City in Schenectady County, New York, United States of America
Duane 175 City in Franklin County, New York, United States of America

Schenectady County has 3 neighbours.


The population of Schenectady County increased by 0.41% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 154,727 - census
2011 154,864 0.09% estimation process
2012 155,016 0.1% estimation process
2013 154,944 -0.05% estimation process
2014 155,016 0.05% estimation process
2015 154,733 -0.18% estimation process
2016 154,475 -0.17% estimation process
2017 154,710 0.15% estimation process
2018 155,079 0.24% estimation process
2019 155,299 0.14% estimation process
2020 155,358 0.04% estimation process

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People born in Schenectady County (3)

People born in Schenectady County, including speed skater John Wurster, politician Jacob Markell, Thompson, Maria Louise . birth place: Schenectady, New York, USA. birth date: 1839-03-19. death date: 1916-07-21. M. L. T., .


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County Name Population Title
New York City 8,398,748 The most populous city in the United States and the center of the New York metropolitan area.
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Queens 2,339,150 The most populous borough of New York City.
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The Bronx 1,455,720 The fourth most populous borough of New York City.
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