NY

National Population : 333,590,059
New York State Population : 18,700,215

About Poestenkill, NY

Poestenkill, NY is located in Rensselaer County in the state of New York.

The total City Population for Poestenkill is about 1,702 with about 53 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 4,493.

The Average Home Value is $208,600.00, which is roughly 22% lower than the Average Home Value of $267,700.00 for the state of New York, and roughly 10% higher than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $97,639.00, which is roughly 29% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $68,931.00 for the state of New York, and roughly 41% higher than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Poestenkill is about 1.7%.

New York is ranked #2 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 85.46 out of 100.

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Voting

Rensselaer County voted Democratic in the 2020 Presidential Election with a significant difference of 10.91% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Democratic: 51.24%
Republican: 45.65%
Other: 1.38%
Libertarian: 1.27%
Green: 0.47%


Nearby Locations

Wynantskill, NY (3.55 mi.)
Troy, NY (3.62 mi.)
Averill Park, NY (4.06 mi.)
W Sand Lake, NY (5.38 mi.)
Sand Lake, NY (5.98 mi.)
Cropseyville, NY (6.56 mi.)
Green Island, NY (6.82 mi.)
Watervliet, NY (7.14 mi.)
Menands, NY (8.14 mi.)
Rensselaer, NY (8.25 mi.)
Cohoes, NY (8.85 mi.)
E Greenbush, NY (9.03 mi.)
Siena, NY (9.83 mi.)
Loudonville, NY (9.83 mi.)
Latham, NY (10.23 mi.)
Newtonville, NY (10.23 mi.)
Melrose, NY (10.41 mi.)
Albany, NY (10.41 mi.)
Berlin, NY (10.59 mi.)
Waterford, NY (10.63 mi.)
Stephentown, NY (11.32 mi.)
Petersburg, NY (11.35 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 12140
Latitude : 42.687926
Longitude : -73.570923
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : Northeast
Average Elevation : 491 ft.
Area Code(s) : 518

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.65
Male Population Estimate : 47.77%
Female Population Estimate : 52.23%
Median Age : 42.9
Male Median Age : 43.1
Female Median Age : 42.7

White Population Estimate : 98.41%
Black Population Estimate : 0.53%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 1.53%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.88%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.00%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.53%
Other Population Estimate : 0.71%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Poestenkill specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Rensselaer County: About 3 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Rensselaer County: About 305 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Rensselaer County is about 28% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 6% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.