NY

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

About Rotterdam, NY

Rotterdam, NY is located in Schenectady County in the state of New York.

The total City Population for Rotterdam is about 27,993 with about 318 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 29,448.

The Average Home Value is $162,900.00, which is roughly 39% lower than the Average Home Value of $267,700.00 for the state of New York, and roughly 14% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $66,687.00, which is roughly 3% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $68,931.00 for the state of New York, and roughly 14% higher than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Rotterdam is about 5.1%.

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

Schenectady County voted Democratic in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 27.61% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Democratic: 56.33%
Republican: 40.78%
Libertarian: 1.22%
Other: 1.19%
Green: 0.47%


Nearby Locations

Scotia, NY (4.66 mi.)
Glenville, NY (4.66 mi.)
Alplaus, NY (5.92 mi.)
Schenectady, NY (5.92 mi.)
Niskayuna, NY (5.96 mi.)
Altamont, NY (6.85 mi.)
Guilderland, NY (7.74 mi.)
Rexford, NY (7.81 mi.)
Duanesburg, NY (8.04 mi.)
Pattersonvle, NY (8.46 mi.)
Roessleville, NY (9.89 mi.)
Colonie, NY (9.89 mi.)
Charlton, NY (10.13 mi.)
Ballston Lake, NY (10.13 mi.)
Burnt Hills, NY (10.13 mi.)
Clifton Park, NY (10.26 mi.)
Stuyvsnt Plz, NY (10.58 mi.)
Delanson, NY (10.62 mi.)
Latham, NY (11.44 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 12306
Latitude : 42.798000
Longitude : -74.036600
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : Northeast
Average Elevation : 697 ft.
Area Code(s) : 518

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.38
Male Population Estimate : 44.52%
Female Population Estimate : 47.06%
Median Age : 41.6
Male Median Age : 40.5
Female Median Age : 42.8

White Population Estimate : 85.69%
Black Population Estimate : 3.88%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 2.92%
Asian Population Estimate : 1.55%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.14%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.74%
Other Population Estimate : 1.73%

Crime Details

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

Average # of Violent Crimes for Schenectady County: About 429 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Schenectady County is about 16% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 33% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.