Rensselaer Housing Information - Census

IndexRensselaerNew YorkNational
Median home price$129,800$286,300$184,700
Median rent asked$901$1,159$949
Avg. people per household2.32.62.6
Owner occupied households40.5%53.6%63.6%
Renter occupied households59.5%46.4%36.4%

Rensselaer Housing Information - Zillow

IndexRensselaerNew YorkNational
Zillow home value index$137,692$299,093$213,146
Year over year appreciation rate3.34%13.79%8.00%
5 year average appreciation rate2.53%5.16%6.57%
10 year average appreciation rate-0.14%0.17%1.33%

Did you know?

  • The median home price in Rensselaer is 30% lower than the national average.
  • The median rent asked in Rensselaer is 5% lower than the national average.
  • The average number of people per household in Rensselaer is 12% lower than the national average.
  • The number of owner occupied households in Rensselaer is 36% lower than the national average.
  • The number of renter occupied households in Rensselaer is 64% higher than the national average.

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Nearby cities with low home prices

City, StatePopulationHome PriceNational Avg.
Schenectady, NY65,554$112,90039%
Green Island, NY2,613$118,20036%
Scotia, NY7,732$137,40026%
Watervliet, NY10,207$139,00025%
Troy, NY49,881$144,30022%
Rensselaer, NY9,435$129,80030%

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City, StatePopulationHome PriceNational Avg.
Woodlyn, PA9,434$189,7003%
Clinton, OK9,436$109,70041%
Dayton, NV9,437$164,30011%
Lake Mohawk, NJ9,432$343,50086%
Holualoa, HI9,439$470,600155%
Rensselaer, NY9,435$129,80030%
Source: The Rensselaer, NY housing data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and Zillow data.