Schenectady

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Ranked in the 26th percentile

Schenectady

  • Schenectady is ranked #990 in New York
  • Schenectady is ranked #21,565 in the USA
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Sunny Weather
  • Low Cost of Living
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59Schenectady
66New York
64USA

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Compare Schenectady, NY Livability To Other Cities

Best Neighborhoods In & Around Schenectady, NY

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Center Square, Albany7313.22,744
Melrose, Albany6810.92,295
Helderberg, Albany6712.43,212
Park South, Albany6612.81,627
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Lancaster, Albany6511.41,029
Upper Washington Avenue, Albany63111,269
New Scotland, Albany63123,571
Bishop's Gate, Albany6112.2988

Best Cities Near Schenectady, NY

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Old Bennington, VT7936.6187
Lenox, MA7944.61,833
Saratoga Springs, NY7819.927,447
East Greenbush, NY7818.44,960
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Glens Falls North, NY7738.78,424
Chatham, NY7634.71,470
Valatie, NY7529.71,533
Hampton Manor, NY7516.12,034
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Recent Schenectady Reviews

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Easy place to get around & there are signs of revival, but I'd still be leery...

Attractions6/10
Community4/10
Nightlife6/10
Dining8/10
Shopping8/10
Depending on where you live, school & property taxes are extremely high (could more than double your mortgage payments) & the crime is off the charts- gangs, robberies, car break ins, theft, burglaries, lots of drugs & shootings too. Hamilton hill is the worst area- has been for many years & doesn't seem to be getting better (although the downtown, stockade & some surrounding areas are being revived). …
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booboosgirl1Posted on Feb 28, 2017
Schenectady, NY - Artsy and Family Friendly

Attractions7/10
Community9/10
Nightlife6/10
Dining7/10
Shopping8/10
I have traveled to Schenectady, NY at least six times a year, for the past ten years, to visit my brother. Whether it's catching a Broadway show, attending an orchestra performance, golfing, hiking, boating, biking or fishing, there is always something to do! Schenectady is a gorgeous city, with sprawling parks and a manicured downtown area. I love to visit downtown Schenectady in the evening to soak in …
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AreaVibes ContributorPosted on Aug 10, 2010
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schenectady, ny i am planning to leave virginia and move upstate ny. its me and hubby, and we are thinking about lancaster or schenectady, ny. i am italian and he is black. would this be a problem in either of these places. we love the cold and snow. and we wanted to be not to far from canada, to do some touring. can anyone tell me anything that …
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deePosted on Oct 15, 2011
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Source: The Schenectady, NY data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).