Colonie employment information

IndexColonieNew YorkNational
Income per capita$37,214$32,829$28,555
Median household income$76,951$58,687$53,482
Median income owner occupied$79,978$81,101$68,142
Median income renter occupied$65,707$37,422$33,219
Median earnings male$45,349$39,569$36,116
Median earnings female$35,208$30,512$25,692
Unemployment rate4.2%5.6%5.8%
Poverty level5.0%15.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Colonie is 30% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Colonie is 44% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Colonie is 28% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Colonie is 68% lower than the national average.

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Colonie median earnings by income bracket

Colonie employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.1%0.2%
Manufacturing sector3.0%0.0%
Financial & insurance services8.1%10.2%
Wholesale & retail services16.6%16.3%
Public administration10.3%11.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.7%2.3%
Education, health & social services12.3%32.8%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Country Knolls, NY2,186$113,177112%
Duane Lake, NY392$107,417101%
Niskayuna, NY5,129$105,72598%
East Greenbush, NY4,641$90,14969%
West Sand Lake, NY2,791$88,93566%
Colonie, NY7,869$76,95144%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Waikele, HI7,868$95,35078%
Cushing, OK7,870$35,44234%
Conshohocken, PA7,864$75,28041%
Caldwell, NJ7,864$73,29937%
Winsted, CT7,876$51,9293%
Colonie, NY7,869$76,95144%
Source: The Colonie, NY employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.