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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 $62,514 in 2017, the latest figures available. Schenectady County median household income is $2,380 lower than the median New York household income and $2,178 greater than the US median household income. 2018 county income data (including Schenectady County median household income) will be released in September of 2019. 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

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
New York $64,894 +0.98% +6.34%
Schenectady County $62,514 +4.91% +4.74%

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

The current median household income for Schenectady is $62,514. Real median household income peaked in 2007 at $65,123 and is now $2,609 (4.01%) 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
2017 $60,336 $64,894 $62,514
2016 $58,856 $64,262 $59,586
2015 $57,709 $62,960 $63,227
2014 $55,613 $61,024 $59,686
2013 $55,072 $60,467 $57,225
2012 $54,948 $60,378 $60,212
2011 $55,162 $60,344 $57,350
2010 $56,388 $61,009 $58,962
2009 $57,519 $62,601 $61,159
2008 $59,382 $63,952 $61,390
2007 $60,135 $63,423 $65,123
2006 $59,051 $62,625 $62,869

Schenectady County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Schenectady County was $87,182 in 2017. Compared to the median New York family income, Schenectady County median family income is $7,068 higher. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Schenectady County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Schenectady County New York

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
New York $80,114 +1.35% +8.69%
Schenectady County $87,182 +11.89% +10.14%

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

At $87,182, the median family income for Schenectady was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

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

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Schenectady County

Date US New York Schenectady County
2017 $73,891 $80,114 $87,182
2016 $72,591 $79,044 $77,920
2015 $70,627 $76,415 $83,427
2014 $68,313 $73,707 $79,153
2013 $67,488 $74,292 $77,572
2012 $66,880 $73,157 $81,361
2011 $67,126 $73,021 $75,857
2010 $68,289 $74,247 $75,009
2009 $69,958 $76,611 $80,186
2008 $72,321 $77,470 $80,346
2007 $72,500 $76,564 $82,455
2006 $71,330 $75,732 $79,472

Schenectady County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Schenectady County was $30,210 in 2017. Compared to the median New York per capita income, Schenectady County median per capita income is $6,946 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Schenectady County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Schenectady County New York

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
New York $37,156 +2.36% +8.32%
Schenectady County $30,210 +3.82% +0.98%

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

The current per capita income for Schenectady is $30,210. Real per capita income peaked in 2007 at $32,119 and is now $1,909 (5.94%) lower. From a post peak low of $28,282 in 2013, real per capita income for Schenectady has now grown by $1,928 (6.82%).

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

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Schenectady County

Date US New York Schenectady County
2017 $32,397 $37,156 $30,210
2016 $31,798 $36,298 $29,098
2015 $31,019 $35,486 $31,038
2014 $29,942 $34,301 $29,917
2013 $29,706 $34,270 $28,282
2012 $29,221 $33,469 $30,296
2011 $29,173 $33,510 $29,659
2010 $29,361 $33,814 $29,871
2009 $30,246 $35,098 $30,936
2008 $31,488 $35,709 $29,866
2007 $31,629 $35,418 $32,119
2006 $30,795 $34,155 $31,810