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Rotterdam (T)

New York is a state in the northeastern United States. Majority of the population is concentrated in the southern portion around New York City, the state is often regionalized into Upstate and Downstate. New York is the home of Ellis Island, where many immigrants in the early 20th century arrived in the United States.
Rotterdam is a town in Schenectady County, New York, United States. The population was 28,316 at the 2000 census. The Town of Rotterdam is in the south-central part of the county. The town borders the City of Schenectady. Its population in the year 2005 was 29,082.  It was U.S. census estimate.
The Mohawk River defines the northeast town line. The New York State Thruway passes through the town. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 94.5 square kilometers. 93.2 square kilometers of it is land and 1.3 square kilometers of it is water. Rotterdam Town Board consists of five members, including the Supervisor who is a voting member.
As of the census of 2000, there were 28,316 people, 11,544 households, and 8,092 families residing in the town. The population density was 303.9 per square kilometers. There were 11,990 housing units at an average density of 128.7 per square kilometers. The racial makeup of the town was 97.26 percent White, 0.95 percent Black or African American, 0.16 percent Native American, 0.57 percent Asian, 0.01 percent Pacific Islander, 0.21 percent from other races and 0.83 percent from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race was 0.97 percent of the population.
In the town the population was spread out with 23.1 percent under the age of 18, 5.8 percent from 18 to 24, 27.9 percent from 25 to 44, 24.1 percent from 45 to 64, and 19.1 percent who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 92.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.5 males. Communities and locations in Rotterdam are Colonial Manor, Carman and many more.
Rotterdam is also known as the town of best geographical environment and has traced its origins back to prehistoric times. Today, one can also learn about its history, from its earliest times and can also enjoy its natural beauty concealed by the beautiful landscapes.

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