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Rensselaerville is a town in Albany County, in the Albany metro area.
The community was named after Kiliaen Van Rensselaer, patroon
The latitude of Rensselaerville is 42.516N. The longitude is -74.138W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,598 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,915.
Home of the Rensselaerville Institute, a nonprofit group that works with small communities around the country
Sections below provide additional information and links about Rensselaerville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Albany County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Albany area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 12147 ZIP code.
18% of Rensselaerville residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Rensselaerville ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Rensselaerville was $20,921, compared with $21,587 nationally.
21% of Rensselaerville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Rensselaerville include Rensselaerville Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Rensselaerville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $463. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $981.
Libraries in Rensselaerville include Rensselaerville Public Library ... View libraries
Albany County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Rensselaerville political report.
The average commute time for Rensselaerville workers is 36 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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