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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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  • Profile: Capital city complex
  • Time zone: Eastern Standard Time
  • Elevation: 292
  • Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
  • City: Schenectady
  • Zip Codes: Schenectady (zip 12308)

Quick Facts About Schenectady


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Schenectady (zip 12308) is 4.90 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Schenectady (zip 12308) jobs have Increased by 1.26 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Schenectady (zip 12308)'s cost of living is 8.60% Lower than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Schenectady (zip 12308)'s population is 15,187 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 0.42 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 33 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Schenectady (zip 12308) is $107,500. Home appreciation the last year has been -6.98 percent.
    SCHOOLS
    Schenectady (zip 12308) public schools spend $18,132 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.9 students per teacher in Schenectady (zip 12308).

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