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Ballston Spa, New York   Add Favorite    2 Reviews | Review This Place




Pros

-Diverse economy
-Educated population
-Nearby recreation

Cons

-Harsh winters
-Entertainment
-Cost of living


What Bert Has To Say About Albany-Schenectady-Troy Metro Area


The Albany area includes six counties, the cities of Troy and Schenectady and the historic Saratoga Springs area to the north. An assortment of commercial and state government activities support this state capital. Downtown Albany area is modern with a number of historic sites and an attractive waterfront. Suburbs are fairly nondescript. There is an assortment of mostly small arts and cultural amenities throughout the metropolitan area. Schenectady is an older industrial center known once for producing railroad locomotives and known past and present as a major center for the General Electric Company.


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Highlights


  • Profile: Capital city complex
  • Time zone: Eastern Standard Time
  • Elevation: 292
  • Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
  • Schools: See Local Schools
  • City: Ballston Spa
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Quick Facts About Ballston Spa


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Ballston Spa is 3.40 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Ballston Spa jobs have Increased by 1.32 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Ballston Spa's cost of living is 6.30% Higher than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Ballston Spa's population is 5,375 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 8.87 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 25 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Ballston Spa is $194,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 9.26%.
    SCHOOLS
    Ballston Spa public schools spend $21,106 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 12.9 students per teacher in Ballston Spa.

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  9/8/2008
has potential...

I have lived in Ballston Spa for the last year. The Southside of town is very cute, beautiful homes and friendly people. We bought a house on the Northside. I'm not... (Read More)

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  6/9/2006
Village Life

Lousy climate, as is most of upstate NY: long cloudy periods, long winters, humid. Cost of living high for what you get. High taxes don't buy much improvement to... (Read More)

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