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Scotia is a village in Schenectady County, in the Albany metro area.

The community name is the Latin form for Scotland.

The latitude of Scotia is 42.826N. The longitude is -73.964W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 243 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 7,856.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$42,028
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Scotia demographic reports
Scotia is on the Mohawk River
Once a broom-making center
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 8. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1 per 1,000 people.
Nearby parks & recreation: Indian Kill Preserve
Historic routes: Erie Canal
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Sections below provide additional information and links about Scotia demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Schenectady 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 12302 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

14% of Scotia residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Scotia ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Scotia was $20,386, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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24% of Scotia residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Scotia, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $504.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,023.


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

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The average commute time for Scotia workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Scotia, NY

Pros: Safe and very peaceful.

Cons: Not enough diversity...

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