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  • Schenectady is ranked #911 in New York
  • Schenectady is ranked #19,607 in the USA
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Cost of Living
  • Sunny Weather
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Best Neighborhoods In & Around Schenectady, NY

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Whitehall, Albany7312.52,241
Center Square, Albany7213.22,483
Helderberg, Albany7012.43,300
New Scotland, Albany69123,467
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Dunes, Albany687.71,054
Upper Washington Avenue, Albany67111,163
Melrose, Albany6710.92,147
Lancaster, Albany6711.4985

Best Cities Near Schenectady, NY

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Old Bennington, VT8236.6150
East Greenbush, NY8018.44,641
Niskayuna, NY801.85,129
Saratoga Springs, NY8019.926,998
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Country Knolls, NY799.72,186
Westmere, NY788.37,066
West Sand Lake, NY7820.32,791
Lenox, MA7844.61,655
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Schenectady, NY - Artsy and Family Friendly

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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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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