Schenectady County, New York 

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Population

155,358

+1.3% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

6.6%

Median Income

$57,025

Median Home Price

$212,500

Median Age

39.8

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.1 / 4.1

summer / winter

United States / New York / No Metro Area / Schenectady County / Cities / Zip Codes
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Best Places to Live in Schenectady 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 Schenectady County, while January and February 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: No Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat liberal
City: Schenectady, Rotterdam, 11 total
Zip Codes: 12309, 12303, 12302, 12306, 12304, 12308, 12307, 12053, 12305, 12056, 13 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 292 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Schenectady County is 6.6% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Schenectady County jobs have increased by 0.5%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Schenectady County's cost of living is 9.6% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Schenectady County'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 County's population is 155,358 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 1.3%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 22.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Schenectady County is Real Estate: $212,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.4%.

SCHOOLS
Schenectady County public schools spend $17,629 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.9 students per teacher in Schenectady County. More Education



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Housing Market in schenectady

It's a good time to buy in Schenectady. Home Appreciation is up 15.4% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Schenectady is $212,500.

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ZIP CODES IN SCHENECTADY COUNTY, NEW YORK
12309, 12303, 12302, 12306, 12304, 12308, 12307, 12053, 12305, 12056, 13 total

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