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|People QuickFacts||Rensselaer County||New York|
|Population, 2013 estimate||159,918||19,651,127|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base||159,429||19,378,105|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013||0.3%||1.4%|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2013||5.4%||6.0%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2013||20.4%||21.6%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2013||14.8%||14.4%|
|Female persons, percent, 2013||50.5%||51.5%|
|White alone, percent, 2013 (a)||87.9%||70.9%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2013 (a)||7.2%||17.5%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.3%||1.0%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2013 (a)||2.3%||8.2%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2013 (a)||Z||0.1%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2013||2.3%||2.3%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013 (b)||4.3%||18.4%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013||84.8%||57.2%|
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2008-2012||86.1%||88.7%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2008-2012||4.9%||22.0%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2008-2012||6.8%||29.8%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2008-2012||89.8%||84.9%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2008-2012||27.9%||32.8%|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2008-2012||22.3||31.5|
|Housing units, 2013||71,527||8,126,026|
|Homeownership rate, 2008-2012||65.8%||54.5%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2008-2012||36.4%||50.5%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2008-2012||$181,600||$295,300|
|Persons per household, 2008-2012||2.40||2.60|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2012 dollars), 2008-2012||$29,647||$32,104|
|Median household income, 2008-2012||$58,959||$57,683|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2008-2012||11.8%||14.9%|
|Business QuickFacts||Rensselaer County||New York|
|Private nonfarm establishments, 2012||2,992||527,0011|
|Private nonfarm employment, 2012||41,994||7,556,5211|
|Private nonfarm employment, percent change, 2011-2012||1.5%||2.5%1|
|Nonemployer establishments, 2012||8,644||1,612,106|
|Total number of firms, 2007||10,659||1,956,733|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007||2.7%||10.4%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007||S||0.7%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007||2.8%||10.1%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.1%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007||1.6%||9.9%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007||30.5%||30.4%|
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000)||D||162,720,173|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000)||1,387,692||313,461,904|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)||1,384,387||230,718,065|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007||$8,915||$11,879|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000)||171,796||39,813,499|
|Building permits, 2012||296||24,872|
|Geography QuickFacts||Rensselaer County||New York|
|Land area in square miles, 2010||652.43||47,126.40|
|Persons per square mile, 2010||244.4||411.2|
|Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area||Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY Metro Area|