The unemployment rate in Rensselaer County is 4.0% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Rensselaer County jobs have increased by 0.5%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Rensselaer County's cost of living is 5.6% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Rensselaer County, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather
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Rensselaer county flipped Republican in the last Presidential election, after voting Democratic in the previous four. More Voting Stats
Rensselaer County's population is 159,800 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 0.7%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 24.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Rensselaer County is $184,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.1%. Check out the homes in the area
Rensselaer County public schools spend $20,476 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 12.6 students per teacher in Rensselaer County. More Education