Albany (zip 12209), New York 

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Population

10,452

+3.3% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.8%

Median Income

$58,237

Median Home Price

$166,600

Best Places to Live in Albany (zip 12209), 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 12209 zip code, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Albany, 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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QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: See Homes
Country: United States
State: New York
County: Albany County
Metro Area: Albany-Schenectady-Troy Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat liberal
City: Albany
Zip Codes: Albany (zip 12209)
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 292 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Albany (zip 12209) is 4.8% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Albany (zip 12209) jobs have increased by 0.5%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Albany (zip 12209)'s cost of living is 7.9% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Albany (zip 12209)'s Cost of Living

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

POPULATION
Albany (zip 12209)'s population is 10,452 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 3.3%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 20.6 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Albany (zip 12209) is Real Estate: $166,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.4%.

SCHOOLS
Albany (zip 12209) 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 12209). More Education



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The median home price in Albany is $166,600.

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