Schenectady

63
Somewhat Livable

Schenectady

  • Schenectady is ranked #901 in New York
  • Schenectady is ranked #19,306 in the USA
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Sunny Weather
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63Schenectady
69New York
66USA

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Compare Schenectady, NY Livability To Other Cities

Best Neighborhoods In & Around Schenectady, NY

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Whitehall, Albany7112.52,241
Center Square, Albany7113.22,483
Helderberg, Albany6912.43,300
New Scotland, Albany67123,467
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Dunes, Albany677.71,054
Upper Washington Avenue, Albany66111,163
Melrose, Albany6610.92,147
Lancaster, Albany6611.4985

Best Cities Near Schenectady, NY

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Niskayuna, NY791.85,129
East Greenbush, NY7818.44,641
Saratoga Springs, NY7819.926,998
Country Knolls, NY789.72,186
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Old Bennington, VT7836.6150
West Sand Lake, NY7720.32,791
Westmere, NY778.37,066
Altamont, NY778.61,609
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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
Source: The Schenectady, NY data and statistics displayed above are derived from the United States Census Bureau.