Rensselaer (zip 12144), New York 

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Population

20,391

-0.8% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

5.8%

Median Income

$63,005

Median Home Price

$175,500

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Best Places to Live in Rensselaer (zip 12144), 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 12144 zip code, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Rensselaer, 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

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Country: United States
State: New York
County: Rensselaer County
Metro Area: Albany-Schenectady-Troy Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
City: Rensselaer
Zip Codes: Rensselaer (zip 12144)
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 292 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Rensselaer (zip 12144) is 5.8% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Rensselaer (zip 12144) jobs have increased by 0.5%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Rensselaer (zip 12144)'s cost of living is 8.2% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Rensselaer (zip 12144)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Rensselaer county flipped moderately Democratic, 51.6% to 46.0%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Rensselaer (zip 12144)'s population is 20,391 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 0.8%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 20.7 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Rensselaer (zip 12144) is Real Estate: $175,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 2.6%.

SCHOOLS
Rensselaer (zip 12144) public schools spend $18,179 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.2 students per teacher in Rensselaer (zip 12144). More Education



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Housing Market in Rensselaer

It's a good time to buy in Rensselaer. Home Appreciation is up 2.6% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Rensselaer is $175,500.

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