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Schaghticoke is a village in Rensselaer County, in the Albany metro area.

The community name derives from Indian term meaning "branching stream."
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Schaghticoke. For links to other places called Schaghticoke, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Schaghticoke is 42.9N. The longitude is -73.585W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 358 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 678.


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Median household income
Local
$37,417
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Schaghticoke demographic reports
Schaghticoke is on the Hudson and Hoosic rivers.
The local Knickerbacker family, friends of author Washington Irving, inspired his "Diedrich Knickerbocker's History of New York."
Local festivals include:
  • Schaghticoke Fair - Aug. 29-Sept. 3, 2007
Dates often change. Check Schaghticoke web sites and events links in the sections below.

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Schaghticoke demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Rensselaer 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 12154 ZIP code.

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17% of Schaghticoke residents report German ancestry, and 21% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Schaghticoke ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Schaghticoke was $17,734, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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11% of Schaghticoke residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Schaghticoke, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $397.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $958.


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Libraries in Schaghticoke include Arvilla E. Diver Memorial Library ... View libraries

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Rensselaer County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Schaghticoke political report.

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The average commute time for Schaghticoke workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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