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People

Total Population 22,050
Male Share of the Population 50.7%
Female Share of the Population 49.3%
Senior Citizens 18%
Employed Population 16+ 10,312
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 59.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 58.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $113,320
% Above Poverty Level 94.8%
% Below Poverty Level 5.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 3.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.5%
% Using Public Transportation 0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 23.4%
Median Gross Rent $1,054
Median House Value $255,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.1%
US/American 0%
English 9.8%
Irish 16.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Niskayuna Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 5 miles SE of Schenectady, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 141 miles N of New York, New York
County Schenectady
Metro Area Albany - Schenectady - Troy
Standard Zip Codes 12309
Phone Area Codes 518
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.779
Longitude -73.846

Niskayuna Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station ALBANY INTL AP
Distance 3.1 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 31 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 60 F
Annual Precip 38.6 inches
Station SARATOGA SPRINGS 4 SW
Distance 17.6 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
Station VALATIE 1 N
Distance 25.4 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 31 F
Apr Temp 35 to 56 F
Jul Temp 59 to 81 F
Oct Temp 37 to 59 F
Annual Precip 39.6 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Upper Union (12309)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Clifton Park 37,046 $113,922
Rotterdam 29,174 $80,301

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Niskayuna Hospitals

BELLEVUE WOMAN'S HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
2210 TROY ROAD
(518) 346-9400
Emergency Service: No

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