Schaghticoke, New York

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Schaghticoke, New York

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High Points

Schaghticoke strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in New York):

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Public Transportation Use
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Top 18% Schaghticoke Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Schaghticoke, New York

Comparing Schaghticoke to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in New York (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 9
Male Share of the Population 7 8
Well-Paid Single Men 7 4
Well-Paid Single Women 7 3
Racial Diversity 5 3
Female Share of the Population 4 3
Age of the Population 4 3
Senior Citizens 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 6 5
Portion of People Married 4 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 7 5
Median Family Income 7 3
People in Middle Class or Better 6 4
College Educated Adults 4 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 4
Working at Home 2 1
Short Commute Times 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 5
People Living Alone 5 5
Affordability of Rents 4 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1
Housing Recently Built 1 2

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Schaghticoke Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 19 miles E of Schenectady, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 134 miles W of Boston, Massachusetts
County Rensselaer
Metro Area Albany - Schenectady - Troy
Standard Zip Codes 12154
Phone Area Codes 518
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.911
Longitude -73.585

Schaghticoke Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10.7 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 29 F
Apr Temp 34 to 54 F
Jul Temp 58 to 78 F
Oct Temp 39 to 57 F
Annual Precip 46.4 inches
Distance 14.4 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 30 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 59 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 60 F
Annual Precip 43.3 inches
Distance 30.4 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 29 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 36 to 58 F
Annual Precip 38.5 inches
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Schaghticoke Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 676 100%
Male 332 49.1%
Female 344 50.9%
Under 18 177 26.2%
18+ 499 73.8%
65+ 80 11.8%
Median Age 35.7
Average Family Size 3.03
White 651 96.3%
African-American 10 1.5%
Asian 4 0.6%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.6%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 7 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 4 0.6%

Estimated Schaghticoke Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 675
Growth -1
Growth % -0.1%

Schaghticoke Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Irish 23.1%
German 15.9%
Italian 12.2%
French (except Basque) 11.1%
English 10.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.3%
Jamaican 4.6%
US/American 3%
Polish 2.5%
Dutch 2.1%
French Canadian 1.9%
Welsh 1.9%
Scottish 1.2%
Danish 1.1%
Greek 0.5%
Slovak 0.5%
Canadian 0.4%
Russian 0.4%
Swedish 0.4%
Armenian 0.4%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Schaghticoke, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Easton (12154)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Schaghticoke 676 $44,432
Clifton Park 32,995 $81,410
Mechanicville 5,019 $42,143
Round Lake 604 $49,375
Stillwater 1,644 $50,577
Valley Falls 491 $59,583
Waterford 2,204 $45,375

Schaghticoke Public Libraries

Arvilla E. Diver Memorial Library
Schaghticoke, New York
(518) 753-4344

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Schaghticoke High Schools (2004)

RT 67
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 377 students.

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