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Schenectady County New York Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Schenectady County New York area was $65,773 in 2019, the latest figures available. Schenectady County median household income is $6,335 lower than the median New York household income and $61 greater than the US median household income. 2020 county income data (including Schenectady County median household income) will be released in September of 2021. Median family and per capita income for Schenectady County are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Schenectady County New York

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
New York $72,108 +4.39% +7.59%
Schenectady County $65,773 -0.38% +5.84%

Trends in Schenectady County, NY Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Schenectady is $65,773. Real median household income peaked in 2007 at $67,919 and is now $2,146 (3.16%) lower.

Real Median Household Income: Schenectady County, New York, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Schenectady County

Date US New York Schenectady County
2019 $65,712 $72,108 $65,773
2018 $63,059 $69,074 $66,022
2017 $62,927 $67,680 $65,198
2016 $61,383 $67,021 $62,144
2015 $60,187 $65,664 $65,942
2014 $58,001 $63,645 $62,249
2013 $57,437 $63,064 $59,683
2012 $57,307 $62,971 $62,798
2011 $57,531 $62,936 $59,813
2010 $58,809 $63,629 $61,494
2009 $59,988 $65,289 $63,786

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Schenectady County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Schenectady County was $85,160 in 2019. Compared to the median New York family income, Schenectady County median family income is $4,315 lower. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for Schenectady County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for Schenectady County New York

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $80,944 +4.06% +6.92%
New York $89,475 +5.49% +8.54%
Schenectady County $85,160 -1.11% +4.79%

Trends in Schenectady County, NY Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Schenectady is $85,160. Real median family income peaked in 2017 at $90,925 and is now $5,765 (6.34%) lower.

Real Median Family Income: Schenectady County, New York, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Schenectady County

Date US New York Schenectady County
2019 $80,944 $89,475 $85,160
2018 $77,786 $84,821 $86,112
2017 $77,064 $83,554 $90,925
2016 $75,707 $82,437 $81,265
2015 $73,660 $79,697 $87,010
2014 $71,246 $76,872 $82,552
2013 $70,386 $77,482 $80,903
2012 $69,752 $76,298 $84,854
2011 $70,009 $76,157 $79,114
2010 $71,221 $77,435 $78,230
2009 $72,962 $79,900 $83,630

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Schenectady County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Schenectady County was $35,390 in 2019. Compared to the median New York per capita income, Schenectady County median per capita income is $6,467 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for Schenectady County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for Schenectady County New York

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $35,672 +3.57% +7.57%
New York $41,857 +5.73% +10.57%
Schenectady County $35,390 +9.13% +16.62%

Trends in Schenectady County, NY Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $35,390, the per capita income for Schenectady was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Per Capita Income: Schenectady County, New York, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Schenectady County

Date US New York Schenectady County
2019 $35,672 $41,857 $35,390
2018 $34,444 $39,589 $32,428
2017 $33,788 $38,751 $31,507
2016 $33,163 $37,857 $30,347
2015 $32,351 $37,010 $32,371
2014 $31,228 $35,774 $31,202
2013 $30,982 $35,742 $29,497
2012 $30,476 $34,906 $31,597
2011 $30,425 $34,949 $30,932
2010 $30,622 $35,266 $31,154
2009 $31,545 $36,605 $32,264

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