Rensselaer County, New York 

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Population

159,800

+0.7% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.0%

Median Income

$60,140

Median Home Price

$184,800

United States / New York / No Metro Area / Rensselaer County / Cities / Zip Codes

Best Places to Live in Rensselaer County, 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 Rensselaer County, 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
 $139,900 
895 River St
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1617 SqFt
 $114,900 
54 Spring Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 1 | 1716 SqFt
 $85,900 
3315 7th Ave
Bed 5 | Bath 2 | 2126 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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Real Estate: For Sale
Country:
United States
State: New York
County: Rensselaer County
Metro Area: No Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning conservative
City: Troy, East Greenbush, 25 total
Zip Codes: 12180, 12144, 12182, 12061, 12033, 12198, 12018, 12090, 12123, 12196, 28 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 292 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
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 or Compare Rensselaer County's Cost of Living

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 | Climate Averages

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

POPULATION
Rensselaer County's population is 159,800 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 0.7%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 24.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
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

SCHOOLS
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


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ZIP CODES IN RENSSELAER COUNTY, NEW YORK
12180, 12144, 12182, 12061, 12033, 12198, 12018, 12090, 12123, 12196, 28 total

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NEW LISTINGS IN RENSSELAER
$139,900
895 River St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$114,900
54 Spring Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$85,900
3315 7th Ave
Bed 5 | Bath 2

$179,900
3 Luther St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$349,900
30 Cole Ln
Bed 5 | Bath 4

$155,000
41 Church St
Bed 5 | Bath 2

$255,000
1294 Red Mill Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2

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