Schenectady (zip 12309), New York 

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Population

30,424

+2.5% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

6.6%

Median Income

$89,994

Median Home Price

$294,500

Median Age

43.7

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.2 / 4.2

summer / winter


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Best Places to Live in Schenectady (zip 12309), 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 the 12309 zip code, while January and December are the least comfortable months.
State: New York
County: Schenectady County
Metro Area: Albany-Schenectady-Troy Metro Area
City: No City
Zip Codes: Schenectady (zip 12309)
Cost of Living: 0.0% lower
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 292 ft above sea level

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Schenectady, Ny Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
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.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Schenectady (zip 12309) is 6.6% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Schenectady (zip 12309) jobs have increased by 0.5%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Schenectady (zip 12309)'s cost of living is 0.0% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Schenectady (zip 12309)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in the 12309 zip code, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Schenectady county remained very strongly Democratic, 56.6% to 41.0%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Schenectady (zip 12309)'s population is 30,424 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 2.5%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 21.1 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Schenectady (zip 12309) is Real Estate: $294,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.0%.

SCHOOLS
Schenectady (zip 12309) public schools spend $17,137 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.1 students per teacher in Schenectady (zip 12309). More Education



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Housing Market in Schenectady

It's a good time to buy in Schenectady. Home Appreciation is up 14.3% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Schenectady is $294,500.
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