Rensselaer, New York 

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Population

9,375

+2.3% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.0%

Median Income

$48,314

Median Home Price

$136,000

Best Places to Live in Rensselaer, New York

Capital city complex - East-central New York, along the Hudson River160 miles north of New York City. August, June and July are the most pleasant months in Rensselaer, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Diverse economy
-Educated population
-Nearby recreation
Cons
-Harsh winters
-Entertainment
-Cost of living

Local Listings in Rensselaer
 $279,900 
21 Falcon Chase
Bed 3 | Bath 3 | 2160 SqFt
 $170,000 
2 Prospect Heights Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 1 | 1056 SqFt
 $168,500 
47 Mannix Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 1 | 1144 SqFt

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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QUICK FACTS

City: Rensselaer
Zip Codes: 12144
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 292 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Rensselaer is 4.0% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Rensselaer jobs have increased by 0.5%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Rensselaer's cost of living is 12.8% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Rensselaer's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, June and July are the most pleasant months in Rensselaer, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Rensselaer county flipped Republican in the last Presidential election, after voting Democratic in the previous four. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Rensselaer's population is 9,375 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 2.3%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 22.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Rensselaer is $136,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 2.7%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Rensselaer public schools spend $18,193 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 12.5 students per teacher in Rensselaer. More Education


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NEW LISTINGS IN RENSSELAER
$279,900
21 Falcon Chase
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$170,000
2 Prospect Heights Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$168,500
47 Mannix Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$147,900
24 Elm St
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$118,500
919 Sixth St
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$70,000
136 Hale Rd
Bed 6 | Bath 2

$179,800
1017 Mann Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2

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