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Population (year 2000): 7,957. Estimated population in July 2005: 7,958 (+0.0% change)
Males: 3,659 (46.0%), Females: 4,298 (54.0%)

Zip code:

Median resident age: 37.9 years
Median household income: $42,028 (year 2000)
Median house value: $82,400 (year 2000)

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Races in Scotia:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.6%)
  • Hispanic (1.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Black (0.8%)

Ancestries: Irish (23.2%), German (19.1%), Italian (19.0%), English (14.2%), French (11.1%), Polish (10.7%).

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Elevation: 240 feet

Land area: 1.7 square miles

Scotia,

For population 25 years and over in Scotia

  • High school or higher: 87.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Scotia village

  • Never married: 23.5%
  • Now married: 53.1%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 10.3%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

2.3% Foreign born (0.9% Asia, 0.7% Europe, 0.4% North America, 0.3% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +419 (+5.6%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NY Schenectady, (3.1 miles pop. 61,821).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bay, NY (139.1 miles Oyster pop. 293,925).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (147.1 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Pleasant, NY (2.6 miles Mount NY Schenectady, (3.1 miles NY Rotterdam, (3.4 miles Glenville, NY (4.3 miles East NY Niskayuna, (4.8 miles NY (7.1 miles Charlton,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 5 buildings, average cost: $41,000
  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $56,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $34,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $35,000
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $30,000
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $71,700
  • 2004: 36 buildings, average cost: $83,400
  • 2005: 49 buildings, average cost: $96,800

Latitude: 42.83 N, Longitude: 73.97 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 518


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (23.6%), Retail trade (14.8%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,657 (-20.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 360 (9.5%)

Average climate in Scotia, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Scotia,

Scotia-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New York state average. It is 51% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/24/1960, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.3 miles away from the Scotia city center injured 9 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 7/10/1989, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 31.5 miles away from the city center injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Josh Duell - College basketball player (Vermont Catamounts).


Hospitals/medical centers near Scotia:
  • ELLIS HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; SCHENECTADY, NY)
  • SUNNYVIEW HOSP REHAB CTR (about 4 miles; SCHENECTADY, NY)
  • ST CLARES HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; SCHENECTADY, NY)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Scotia:
  • ALBANY INTL (about 14 miles; ALBANY, NY; ID: ALB)
  • FLOYD BENNETT MEMORIAL (about 43 miles; GLENS FALLS, NY; ID: GFL)
  • DUTCHESS COUNTY (about 84 miles; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; ID: POU)
Other public-use airports nearest to Scotia:
  • SCHENECTADY COUNTY (about 4 miles; SCHENECTADY, NY; ID: SCH)
  • MOHAWK VALLEY (about 5 miles; SCOTIA, NY; ID: K13)
  • WELLS (about 5 miles; SCHENECTADY, NY; ID: 94D)

Amtrak stations near Scotia:
  • 2 miles: SCHENECTADY (332 ERIE BLVD.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 19 miles: AMSTERDAM (RAILROAD & W. MAIN STS.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

College/University in Scotia:
  • RICHMOR AVIATION FLIGHT SCHOOL (Location: 19 AIRPORT RD; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Scotia:
  • SCHENECTADY COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 2 miles; SCHENECTADY, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,316)
  • UNION COLLEGE (about 4 miles; SCHENECTADY, NY; FT enrollment: 2,315)
  • SUNY AT ALBANY (about 13 miles; ALBANY, NY; FT enrollment: 14,168)
  • EXCELSIOR COLLEGE (about 15 miles; ALBANY, NY; FT enrollment: 7,096)
  • THE COLLEGE OF SAINT ROSE (about 15 miles; ALBANY, NY; FT enrollment: 3,116)
  • SIENA COLLEGE (about 17 miles; LOUDONVILLE, NY; FT enrollment: 3,001)
  • SUNY EMPIRE STATE COLLEGE (about 22 miles; SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY; FT enrollment: 4,499)
Public high school in Scotia:
  • SCOTIA-GLENVILLE SHS (Students: 995; Location: ONE TARTAN WAY; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Scotia:
  • SCHENECTADY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 316; Location: 36 38 SACANDAGA ROAD; Grades: KG - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Scotia:
  • SCOTIA-GLENVILLE MS (Students: 778; Location: 10 PRESTIGE PKY; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • PASHLEY ES (Students: 486; Location: 30 PASHLEY RD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • SACANDAGA SCHOOL (Students: 382; Location: 300 WREN ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • GLEN-WORDEN ES (Students: 279; Location: 30 WORDEN RD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • GLENDAAL SCHOOL (Students: 266; Location: 774 SACANDAGA RD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • LINCOLN SCHOOL (Students: 252; Location: 40 ALBION ST; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle school in Scotia:
  • OAK HILL SCHOOL (Students: 22; Location: 39 CHARLTON ROAD; Grades: UG - UG)

Cemetery: Park Cemetery (1).

Lake: Collins Lake (A).

Park in Scotia: Collins Park (1).


Scotia compared to New York state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Scotia:
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WVKZ (1240 AM; 1 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: ANASTOS MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WOFX (980 AM; 5 kW; TROY, NY)
  • WROW (590 AM; 5 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WABY (1160 AM; 5 kW; MECHANICVILLE, NY; Owner: ANASTOS MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WDDY (1460 AM; 5 kW; ALBANY, NY)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTMM (1300 AM; 5 kW; RENSSELAER, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF MANSFIELD, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Scotia:
  • WPGL (90.7 FM; PATTERSONVILLE, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WYJB (95.5 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGNA-FM (107.7 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF MANSFIELD, INC.)
  • WAJZ (96.3 FM; VOORHEESVILLE, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRVE (99.5 FM; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMHT-FM (89.1 FM; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: WMHT EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • WZMR (104.9 FM; ALTAMONT, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPYX (106.5 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVCR-FM (88.3 FM; LOUDONVILLE, NY; Owner: SIENA COLLEGE)
  • WFLY (92.3 FM; TROY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKKF (102.3 FM; BALLSTON SPA, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDCD-FM (96.7 FM; CLIFTON PARK, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WKLI-FM (100.9 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTRY-FM (98.3 FM; ROTTERDAM, NY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBKK (97.7 FM; AMSTERDAM, NY; Owner: GEM ASSOCIATES, L. P.)
  • WMYY (97.3 FM; SCHOHARIE, NY; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WEQX (102.7 FM; MANCHESTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSHIRE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJAN (95.1 FM; SUNDERLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZEC (97.5 FM; HOOSICK FALLS, NY; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • WABT (104.5 FM; MECHANICVILLE, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF MANSFIELD, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Scotia:
  • WYPX (Channel 55; AMSTERDAM, NY; Owner: PAXSON ALBANY LICENSE, INC.)
  • WRGB (Channel 6; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF NEW YORK, INC)
  • WTEN (Channel 10; ALBANY, NY; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF ALBANY, INC.)
  • WMHT (Channel 17; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: WMHT EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • WNYT (Channel 13; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WNYT-TV, LLC)
  • WEWB-TV (Channel 45; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: WEWB, L.L.C.)
  • WXXA-TV (Channel 23; ALBANY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W52DF (Channel 52; ALBANY, NY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WNGX-LP (Channel 42; SCHNECTADY, NY; Owner: BRIAN A. LARSON)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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