Colonie, New York 

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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: Colonie
Zip Codes: 12205 12110 12211 12204
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 292 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Colonie is 4.0% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Colonie jobs have increased by 1.25%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Colonie's cost of living is 8.50% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Colonie's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Colonie's population is 83,661 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 9.37%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 13 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Colonie is $205,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.37%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Colonie public schools spend $26,698 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.6 students per teacher in Colonie. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Colonie

It's not a good time to buy in Colonie. Home Appreciation is down -1.2% in the last 12 months. Browse Colonie Real Estate.

The median home price in Colonie is $205,100. Browse Homes in this Range.


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ZIP CODES IN COLONIE, NEW YORK
12205 12110 12211 12204