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New Scotland is a town in Albany County, in the Albany metro area.
The latitude of New Scotland is 42.604N. The longitude is -73.94W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 666 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 8,626.
Sections below provide additional information and links about New Scotland 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 12041 ZIP code.
20% of New Scotland residents report German ancestry, and 20% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the New Scotland ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in New Scotland was $29,231, compared with $21,587 nationally.
35% of New Scotland residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in New Scotland, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $495. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,162.
Albany County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our New Scotland political report.
The average commute time for New Scotland workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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