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Schenectady, New York
Albuquerque, New Mexico
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Schenectady is 104% more densely populated than Albuquerque.
People are 7% less likely to be married in Albuquerque.
The Median Age is 1.5 years younger in Schenectady.

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PEOPLE
 Schenectady, NYAlbuquerque, NMUnited States
 Population65,305559,121321,418,820
 Population - 201065,366531,403308,745,538
 Population - 200061,821448,607285,036,114
 Population - 199065,566384,736251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now-0.40%45.33%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now5.64%24.64%12.76%
 Pop. Density6,0512,97291
 Land Area111883,531,905
 Water Area02264,837
 Median Age34.135.637.4
 Female Population51.34%51.45%50.81%
 Male Population48.66%48.55%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Schenectady, NYAlbuquerque, NMUnited States
 Age 0 to 46.77%6.77%6.36%
 Age 5 to 96.66%6.56%6.51%
 Age 10 to 146.30%6.58%6.59%
 Age 15 to 174.08%3.68%4.03%
 Age 18 to 205.84%4.04%4.35%
 Age 21 to 246.34%6.04%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3415.05%15.64%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4412.42%12.80%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5413.53%13.26%14.09%
 Age 55 to 595.94%6.15%6.57%
 Age 60 to 644.99%5.65%5.72%
 Age 65 to 746.05%7.06%7.64%
 Age 75 to 843.69%4.04%4.26%
 Age 85 and over2.35%1.73%1.85%
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 RACE
 Schenectady, NYAlbuquerque, NMUnited States
 White55.62%41.35%62.77%
 Black19.62%2.88%12.24%
 Asian5.41%2.49%4.95%
 Native American0.61%3.75%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.00%0.07%0.16%
 Other3.67%0.29%0.20%
 Two or More Races3.89%1.84%2.13%
 Hispanic11.17%47.34%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic88.83%52.66%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Schenectady, NYAlbuquerque, NMUnited States
 Households24,557222,868116,211,000
 Family Households12,924133,47876,958,100
 Non Family Households11,63389,39039,253,000
 Household Size2.552.462.63
 Married Population37.63%44.68%50.58%
 Single Population62.37%55.32%49.42%
 Now Married34.39%42.91%48.41%
 Married but Separated3.24%1.77%2.17%
 Never Married44.59%35.77%32.55%
 Widowed7.10%5.43%5.95%
 Divorced10.68%14.12%10.92%
 Married, w/children23.31%28.47%31.68%
 Married, no children37.82%37.57%41.44%
 Single, w/children27.17%22.78%16.94%
 Single, no children11.71%11.18%9.95%
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