Albany-Schenectady-Troy Metro Area, New York 

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Population

881,862

+1.8% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.6%

Median Income

$61,841

Median Home Price

$198,340

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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 the Albany-Schenectady-Troy metro area, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Albany-Schenectady-Troy, 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.


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Country: United States
State: New York
County:
Metro Area: Albany-Schenectady-Troy Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
City: Albany, Colonie, 100 total
Zip Codes: 12180, 12065, 12866, 12020, 12203, 12309, 12303, 12302, 12205, 12306, 115 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 292 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Albany-Schenectady-Troy Metro Area is 3.6% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Albany-Schenectady-Troy Metro Area jobs have increased by 0.6%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Albany-Schenectady-Troy Metro Area's cost of living is 3.8% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Albany-Schenectady-Troy Metro Area's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
The Albany metro area voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Albany-Schenectady-Troy Metro Area's population is 881,862 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 1.8%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 23.1 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Albany-Schenectady-Troy Metro Area is Real Estate: $198,340. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.4%.

SCHOOLS
Albany-Schenectady-Troy Metro Area public schools spend $18,664 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 12.3 students per teacher in Albany-Schenectady-Troy Metro Area. More Education



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Housing Market in Albany-Schenectady-Troy

It's a good time to buy in Albany-Schenectady-Troy. Home Appreciation is up 3.4% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Albany-Schenectady-Troy is $198,340.

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Reviews for Albany-Schenectady-Troy   1 Reviews
A great place to be - 2/21/2019
I've lived here all my life, many people see the Albany metro area as a cold and boring place to be, but really it couldn't be anything farther from that. Each city and... Read More

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ZIP CODES IN ALBANY-SCHENECTADY-TROY METRO AREA, NEW YORK
12180, 12065, 12866, 12020, 12203, 12309, 12303, 12302, 12205, 12306, 115 total

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