Rotterdam (CDP), New York
|Rotterdam, New York|
Location in Schenectady County and the state of New York.
|• Total||6.9 sq mi (17.9 km2)|
|• Land||6.9 sq mi (17.9 km2)|
|• Water||0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)|
|Elevation||338 ft (103 m)|
|• Density||3,000/sq mi (1,200/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||0971936|
Rotterdam is located at (42.782776, -73.957261).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 6.9 mi² (17.9 km²), all land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 20,536 people, 8,492 households, and 5,876 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,144.2/km² (2,963.3/mi²). There were 8,825 housing units at an average density of 491.7/km² (1,273.4/mi²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 97.07% White, 1.06% Black or African American, 0.16% Native American, 0.55% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.21% from other races, and 0.93% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.03% of the population.
There were 8,492 households out of which 28.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.5% were married couples living together, 11.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.8% were non-families. 27.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 2.91.
In the CDP the population was spread out with 22.9% under the age of 18, 5.6% from 18 to 24, 27.5% from 25 to 44, 22.9% from 45 to 64, and 21.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 91.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.4 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $43,330, and the median income for a family was $50,681. Males had a median income of $36,958 versus $26,467 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $20,297. About 3.6% of families and 5.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.7% of those under age 18 and 5.7% of those age 65 or over.
- "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Rotterdam CDP, New York". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved July 5, 2012.
- "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.