Schenectady, New York 

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Population

65,705

+0.5% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.9%

Median Income

$38,916

Median Home Price

$125,400

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. August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Schenectady, 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 Schenectady
 $135,500 
43 Plaske Dr
Bed 2 | Bath 1 | 706 SqFt
 $314,900 
3022 Williamsburg Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 4 | 2302 SqFt
 $199,999 
16 Terry Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 1 | 1158 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: 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 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Schenectady jobs have increased by 0.5%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Schenectady's cost of living is 15.8% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Schenectady's Cost of Living

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

VOTING
Schenectady county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Schenectady's population is 65,705 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 0.5%. 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 Schenectady is $125,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.2%. 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. More Education


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Housing Market in Schenectady

It's a good time to buy in Schenectady. Home Appreciation is up 4.2% 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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12304 12308 12307 12305

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NEW LISTINGS IN SCHENECTADY
$135,500
43 Plaske Dr
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$314,900
3022 Williamsburg Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 4

$199,999
16 Terry Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$409,000
3064 Spawn Rd
Bed 5 | Bath 5

$224,900
802 Rainbow Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$348,800
1628 Angelina Ter
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$325,000
4 Lupe Way
Bed 4 | Bath 3

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