The unemployment rate in Rensselaer County is 5.8% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). 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
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In the last Presidential election, Rensselaer county flipped moderately Democratic, 51.6% to 46.0%. 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 Real Estate: $184,800
. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.1%.
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