Schenectady, New York 

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Population

65,305

0% Decline

Unemployment Rate

4.9%

Median Income

$38,916

Avg. Home Price

$116,500

Best Places to Live in Schenectady, New York

Capital city complex - East-central New York, along the Hudson River160 miles north of New York City
Pros
-Diverse economy
-Educated population
-Nearby recreation
Cons
-Harsh winters
-Entertainment
-Cost of living

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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.


QUICK FACTS

City: Schenectady
Zip Codes: 12304 12308 12307 12305
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 292 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Schenectady is 4.9% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Schenectady jobs have increased by 1.26%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Schenectady's cost of living is 12.20% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Schenectady's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Schenectady's population is 65,305 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -0.40%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 16 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Schenectady is $116,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.76%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Schenectady 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. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Schenectady

It's a good time to buy in Schenectady. Home Appreciation is up 7.8% in the last 12 months. Browse Schenectady Real Estate.

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Reviews for Schenectady   3 Reviews
Just take a walk - 1/29/2009
WE have been looking in Schenectady for a few years. We have stayed at the Parker INN a few times in the Presidential Suite. It has what we want. City atmosphere, but... Read More

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target areas - 1/6/2008
shenectady is a great place to start businesses as well as providing affordable... Read More

long Winters - 4/15/2007
Wintery weather starts in October and can go until late April. Today on April 15th it has snowed more than 3... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN SCHENECTADY, NEW YORK
12304 12308 12307 12305
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