Wynantskill, New York

Coordinates: 42°41′32″N 73°38′40″W / 42.69222°N 73.64444°W / 42.69222; -73.64444
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Wynantskill, New York
Location in Rensselaer County and the state of New York.
Location in Rensselaer County and the state of New York.
Wynantskill, New York is located in New York
Wynantskill, New York
Wynantskill, New York
Location within the state of New York
Coordinates: 42°41′32″N 73°38′40″W / 42.69222°N 73.64444°W / 42.69222; -73.64444
CountryUnited States
StateNew York
 • Total3.43 sq mi (8.87 km2)
 • Land3.42 sq mi (8.85 km2)
 • Water0.01 sq mi (0.02 km2)
335 ft (102 m)
 • Total4,050
 • Density1,184.56/sq mi (457.37/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code518
FIPS code36-83349[2]
GNIS feature ID0971770[3]

Wynantskill is a census-designated place (CDP) in Rensselaer County, New York, United States. The population was 4,050 at the 2020 census.[4] Wynantskill is located at the northern town line and the northeastern corner of the town of North Greenbush. The community is a suburb of Troy. state route 66 (Pawling Ave. in Troy, Main Ave. in Wynantskill) is the main route through the community. Wynantskill has a major grocery store, several banks and restaurants, a craft beverage store, convenience stores, a post office, and a bowling alley, with almost all houses located on side streets off Main Ave. Other major roads are Whiteview Road (NY 136), a primarily residential road that leads to US 4; and West Sand Lake Road (NY 150).


Wynantskill is located at 42°41′32″N 73°38′40″W / 42.69222°N 73.64444°W / 42.69222; -73.64444 (42.692139, -73.644580).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.4 square miles (6.2 km2), all land.



Historical population
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 3,018 people, 1,246 households, and 857 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,245.1 inhabitants per square mile (480.7/km2). There were 1,284 housing units at an average density of 529.7 per square mile (204.5/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 97.81% White, 0.53% African American, 0.20% Native American, 0.30% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.03% from other races, and 1.09% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.43% of the population.

There were 1,246 households, out of which 28.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.6% were married couples living together, 10.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.2% were non-families. 26.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 16.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 2.94.

In the CDP, the population was spread out, with 21.4% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 27.3% from 25 to 44, 25.9% from 45 to 64, and 18.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females, there were 90.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.4 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $51,988, and the median income for a family was $61,951. Males had a median income of $40,391 versus $30,086 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $23,277. About 0.4% of families and 1.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 1.8% of those age 65 or over.


Wynantskill is served by the Wynantskill Union Free School District, home to the K-8 Gardner-Dickinson Elementary/Middle School, but contains no high school. Most children from Wynantskill attend high school at nearby Troy High School, in the Averill Park Central School District, the Brunswick (Brittonkill) Central School District, or the East Greenbush Central School District. Students also have the option to attend Tech Valley High School.

At present time, the District is in solid academic and financial standing.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "ArcGIS REST Services Directory". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 20, 2022.
  2. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 31, 2008.
  3. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved January 31, 2008.
  4. ^ United States Census Bureau, 2020 U.S. Census Results, Wynantskill CDP, New York https://www.census.gov/search-results.html?searchType=web&cssp=SERP&q=Wynantskill%20CDP,%20New%20York
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. February 12, 2011. Retrieved April 23, 2011.
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.