Schenectady, New York 

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Population

65,231

+0.5% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

8.6%

Median Income

$38,916

Median Home Price

$227,500

Median Age

36.4

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.2 / 4.2

summer / winter

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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.

Schenectady, NY Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
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.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: See Homes
Country: United States
State: New York
County: Schenectady County
Metro Area: Albany-Schenectady-Troy Metro Area
Political Ideology: Moderately liberal
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 8.6% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). 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
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Schenectady county remained very strongly Democratic, 56.6% to 41.0%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Schenectady's population is 65,231 people. Since 2020, 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 Real Estate: $227,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.2%.

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 14.9% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Schenectady is $227,500.

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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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