Population Demographics for Rensselaer County, New York in 2019, 2018



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Population Demographics by Race

RacePopulation% of Total
Total Population159,429100
White139,52987
Black or African American10,3386
Hispanic or Latino6,0803
Two or More Races3,8432
Asian3,5172
Some Other Race1,7831
American Indian385Below 1%
Three or more races266Below 1%

Population Demographics by Race and gender.

MaleFemaleTotal
Total Population78,70980,720159,429
White68,60670,923139,529
Black or African American5,1625,17610,338
Hispanic or Latino3,0503,0306,080
Two or More Races1,8941,9493,843
Asian1,8851,6323,517
Some Other Race9528311,783
American Indian188197385
Three or more races128138266

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Demographic population totals

Total population in Rensselaer County

 
Total Population:159,429
Male Population:78,709
Female Population:80,720

Demographic median age by sex

Median age in Rensselaer County

 
Both sexes39
Male37
Female41

Demographic sex by age for the population in households

Population in households in Rensselaer County

 
Total Population:153,822
Male Population:75,469
Under 5 years:4,539
5 to 9 years:4,561
10 to 14 years:4,932
15 to 17 years:3,244
18 and 19 years:2,099
20 years:1,178
21 years:1,194
22 to 24 years:3,404
25 to 29 years:4,865
30 to 34 years:4,539
35 to 39 years:4,683
40 to 44 years:5,267
45 to 49 years:5,874
50 to 54 years:6,037
55 to 59 years:5,524
60 and 61 years:1,962
62 to 64 years:2,706
65 and 66 years:1,298
67 to 69 years:1,685
70 to 74 years:2,119
75 to 79 years:1,652
80 to 84 years:1,201
85 years and over:906
Female Population:78,353
Under 5 years:4,270
5 to 9 years:4,537
10 to 14 years:4,727
15 to 17 years:3,059
18 and 19 years:1,802
20 years:965
21 years:1,067
22 to 24 years:3,046
25 to 29 years:5,138
30 to 34 years:4,740
35 to 39 years:4,773
40 to 44 years:5,460
45 to 49 years:6,329
50 to 54 years:6,392
55 to 59 years:5,624
60 and 61 years:2,114
62 to 64 years:2,702
65 and 66 years:1,431
67 to 69 years:1,945
70 to 74 years:2,509
75 to 79 years:2,123
80 to 84 years:1,819
85 years and over:1,781

Demographic average population of home by age

Average household size in Rensselaer County

 
Total:2
Under 18 years:1
18 years and over:2

Demographic household type

Number of occupied homes in Rensselaer County

 
Total:64,702
Family led homes:39,916
Husband-wife family:28,550
Other family:11,366
Population of male led with no wife present:3,268
Population female led with no husband present:8,098
Population of Nonfamily homes:24,786
Population living alone:18,948
Population not living alone:5,838

Demographic population of homes with people under 18 years old by type

Total occupied homes in Rensselaer County with people under 18 years old:

 
Total:64,702
Population of homes with one or more people under 18 years:18,870
Population of family homes:18,656
Husband-wife family:11,370
Under 6 years only:2,527
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:2,195
6 to 17 years only:6,648
Other family:7,286
Male householder, no wife present:1,907
Under 6 years only:506
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:295
6 to 17 years only:1,106
Female led with no husband present:5,379
Under 6 years only:1,253
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:1,069
6 to 17 years only:3,057
Nonfamily households:214
Male led households:148
Under 6 years only:30
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:15
6 to 17 years only:103
Female led householder:66
Under 6 years only:20
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:3
6 to 17 years only:43
Households with no people under 18 years:45,832
Family households:21,260
Husband-wife family:17,180
Other family:4,080
Male led with no wife present:1,361
Female led with no husband present:2,719
Nonfamily households:24,572
Male led householder:11,754
Female led householder:12,818

Demographic type of home by age of owner-renter

Total number led homes in Rensselaer County, by type

 
Total Home Population:64,702
Population of Family homes:39,916
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:1,084
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:5,588
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:8,288
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:9,964
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:4,302
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:3,669
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:4,034
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:2,343
Population of 85 year olds and over:644
Population of Nonfamily Homes:24,786
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:2,207
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:3,773
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:2,711
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:4,354
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:2,386
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:2,236
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:3,125
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:2,553
Population of 85 year olds and over:1,441

Demographic population of homes with people 60 year olds and over

households in Rensselaer County containing people over 60

 
Total Population:64,702
Population of homes with one or more people 60 years and over:21,884
1-person household:8,632
2-or-more-person household:13,252
Family households:12,349
Nonfamily households:903
Population of homes with no people 60 years and over:42,818
1-person household:10,316
2-or-more-person household:32,502
Family homes:27,567
Nonfamily homes:4,935

Demographic population of multigenerational homes

homes in Rensselaer County with multiple generations.

 
Total Population:64,702
Home has three or more generations:1,676
Home does not have three or more generations:63,026

Demographic presence of unmarried partner of home owner-renter

Unmarried population in Rensselaer County under 18 years old in homes

 
Total Population:33,844
Unmarried partner of home lead present:3,994
In family homes:3,822
Population of male led and male partner homes:78
Population of male led and female partner households:1,564
Population of female led and female partner households:184
Population of female led and male partner households:1,996
In nonfamily homes:172
Population of male led and male partner homes:1
Population of male led and female partner homes:138
Population of female led and female partner homes:5
Population of female led and male partner homes:28
No unmarried partner of home lead present:29,850
In family homes:29,749
Population of husband-wife family homes:20,928
Population of male lead with no wife present, family homes:1,494
Population of female lead with no husband present, family homes:7,327
In nonfamily homes:101

Demographic population in families by age

Population in families living in Rensselaer County

 
Total Population:117,544
Population Under 18 years:33,238
Population 18 years and over:84,306

Demographic tenure of people in homes

How long in Rensselaer County have lived in one place.

 
Total:64,702
Population of Owner occupied homes:41,336
Family home:29,930
Nonfamily homess:11,406
Male led home:5,151
Living alone:3,817
Not living alone:1,334
Female led home:6,255
Living alone:5,198
Not living alone:1,057
Population of Renter occupied homes:23,366
Family run homes:9,986
Husband-wife family:4,178
Other family:5,808
Male led with no wife present:1,385
Female led with no husband present:4,423
Nonfamily Homes:13,380
Male led homes:6,751
Male living alone:4,794
Male not living alone:1,957
Female led homes:6,629
Females living alone:5,139
Females not living alone:1,490