Albany (zip 12206), New York 

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Population

16,036

-2.2% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.5%

Median Income

$26,861

Median Home Price

$131,000

Best Places to Live in Albany (zip 12206), New York

Capital city complex - East-central New York, along the Hudson River160 miles north of New York City. August, June and July are the most pleasant months in the 12206 zip code, 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 12206
 $5,000 
699 Third St
Bed 3 | Bath 1 | 1610 SqFt
 $59,900 
551 Second St
Bed 3 | Bath 1 | 1476 SqFt
 $118,900 
30 Grant Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1314 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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QUICK FACTS

City: Albany
Zip Codes: Albany (zip 12206)
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 292 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Albany (zip 12206) is 4.5% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Albany (zip 12206) jobs have increased by 0.5%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Albany (zip 12206)'s cost of living is 13.5% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Albany (zip 12206)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, June and July are the most pleasant months in the 12206 zip code, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Albany county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Albany (zip 12206)'s population is 16,036 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 2.2%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 17.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Albany (zip 12206) is $131,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 2.1%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Albany (zip 12206) public schools spend $26,698 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.6 students per teacher in Albany (zip 12206). More Education


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NEW LISTINGS IN 12206
$5,000
699 Third St
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$59,900
551 Second St
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$118,900
30 Grant Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$60,000
333 1st St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$139,900
19 Kent St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$234,900
174 Rosemont St
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$274,500
8 Danker Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 2

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