Most Expensive Schenectady Neighborhoods
|1||Hawthorne Hill / Aque...|
|3||Guilderland / Hartman...|
|4||Consaul Rd / Balltown Rd|
|5||Valley Rd / Denison Rd|
|6||Dunnsville Rd / Conqu...|
|9||Alplaus / Glenridge|
|10||Glenville / Glenville...|
Real estate in popular Schenectady neighborhoods
Popular real estate near Schenectady, NY
Schenectady is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of New York. With a population of 66,631 people and 43 constituent neighborhoods, Schenectady is the 13th largest community in New York. Much of the housing stock in Schenectady was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Schenectady is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Schenectady is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Schenectady who work in office and administrative support (18.24%), sales jobs (11.69%) and food service (6.68%).
Also of interest is that Schenectady has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A lot of people in Schenectady take the bus for their daily commute. For the size of the city, the number of people who use public transportation is quite high. For many people in Schenectady, this fills their need for low-cost transportation.
The percentage of adults in Schenectady who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 18.41% of the adults in Schenectady have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Schenectady in 2010 was $20,422, which is low income relative to New York, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $81,688 for a family of four. However, Schenectady contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Schenectady is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Schenectady home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Schenectady residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Schenectady also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.47% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Schenectady include Italian, Irish, German, Polish, English and French.
The most common language spoken in Schenectady is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||26,633|
|SCHENECTADY HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||51.33%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||48.67%|
|TYPE OF SCHENECTADY HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||37.26%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||2.02%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||43.72%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||16.81%|
|SIZE OF SCHENECTADY HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||3.03%|
|AGE OF SCHENECTADY HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||1.38%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||14.55%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||23.67%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||60.39%|
|SCHENECTADY REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$106,350|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$631|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $46,000||4.44%|
|$46,001 - $93,000||34.28%|
|$93,001 - $185,000||52.12%|
|$185,001 - $278,000||5.17%|
|$278,001 - $371,000||1.95%|
|$371,001 - $463,000||0.57%|
|$463,001 - $695,000||0.35%|
|$695,001 - $926,000||0.35%|
|PEOPLE OF SCHENECTADY||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||7.51%|
|5 TO 17||16.87%|
|18 TO 24||12.94%|
|25 TO 34||14.77%|
|35 TO 54||26.33%|
|55 TO 64||10.15%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||11.44%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||83.38%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$38,485|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$20,422|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||22.48%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (19.69%)
Public Service (7.49%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (4.60%)
Real estate (2.56%)
Information Technology (2.23%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||20.19%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.69%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.14%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||7.24%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||6.74%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||10.47%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Italian (12.30%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (86.60%)
Other Indo-European (1.33%)
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