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The Borough of Brainard is located in Rensselaer County in the state of New York (NY).

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Brainard Latitude: 42.4797 Longitude: -73.5417

The Zip Code for Brainard, NY is: 12024

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The Borough of Brainard

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Brainard New York Physical Characteristics:

The Borough of Brainard has an area of 665.4 square miles
  • Land: 652.42834980695 Sq. Mi. (98.05%)
  • Water: 12.961944015444 Sq. Mi.(1.95%)
The Brainard Borough takes up 100.0% of the area of Rensselaer County.

Map Location Coordinates:

  • Latitude: +42.7104206
  • Longitude: -073.5138454
Brainard Land Water Pie Chart

Brainard, NY Climate Information:

  • Average Temperature: 49.2°F
  • Average Rainfall: 40.63 inches
  • Average Snowfall: 40 inches
*Based on annual average for Weather Station USC00308746 VALATIE 1 N
Latitude: 42.4333 Longitude: -73.6833 Elevation: 91.4 feet.

Brainard, NY Population Data:

According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the population of Brainard was 159,429 people, which is 100.0 % of the entire population of Rensselaer County.


  • 49.37% Male
  • 50.63% Female


  • 87.518% White
  • 6.484% Black
  • 2.206% Asian
  • 0.24% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.02% Pacific Islander
  • 2.410% Mixed
  • 1.118% Other


  • 96.19% Not Hispanic or Latino
  • 3.81% Hispanic or Latino
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Brainard, NY Housing Information:

Average Household Size: 2.4
Number of Residences: 71,475
  • Occupied: 64,702 (90.52%)
  • Vacant: 6,773 (9.48%)

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