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Apartments for rent in Schenectady, NY

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What Renters Like and Dislike

What Renters Like and Dislike About Schenectady

Stores close by, public transportation and great parks and schools. Everything is well set. Restaurants has stations are there also. .

You have security and you have bright lights and you have supermarkets and you have community hospitals so that the community is going to be safe and the best community infrastructure is going to be good

Mix color of people, clean neighborhood, very nice lights.good for young couple to leave safe.I love it.

Suitable for:Family(Host's room. Sitting room. Book room. Ktv room. Child's room. Bathroom ). Hotel & Motel . PUB . metting room. Restaurant. School-Class room. Shop. KTV. Etc... Ceiling on & Wall on.

I like that there are many places close by and my neighbor's are really friendly. Schools and public transport are also very close. My friend's are also close by.

I don't remember the name of the restaurant but there are a couple of pizza spots like little desserts and papa johns

Who Lives Here

Schenectady Demographics

Education

High School

50%

Associate's

29%

Bachelor's

14%

Master's

6%

Doctorate

1%

Family Size

2 people

47%

3 people

26%

4 people

17%

5 people

6%

6+ people

4%

Household Income

0-50k

54%

50-100k

29%

100-150k

12%

150-200k

4%

200k+

2%

Age

0-10

12%

10-20

12%

20-45

37%

45-65

25%

65+

14%

Affordability

How expensive is it in Schenectady?

Percentage: 3/53/5

Renters gave this area a 3 out of 5 for affordability

Rent Trends

Studio1 Bed2 Beds3 Beds
May '24$1125$1522$1917$1600
Apr '24$1125$1510$1877$2075
Mar '24$1125$1375$1892$2175
Feb '24$1125$1430$1817$1850
Jan '24$1125$1410$1880$2040
Dec '23$1125$1400$1917$2040
Nov '23$1125$1375$1935$1850
Oct '23$1125$1537$1947$1750
Sep '23$1125$1442$1880$1995
Aug '23$1125$1442$1895$1995
Jul '23$1125$1442$1935$2040
Jun '23$1125$1372$1875$1995
May '23$1125$1457$1827$1995

*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

Getting Around Schenectady

Schenectady Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

36%

15-30 Mins

33%

30-40 Mins

19%

40-60 Mins

8%

60+ Mins

3%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 6262

Walk Score®

Walkable

No

Say 15 of 24 renters

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 12 of 24 renters

Percentage: 5151

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 14 of 24 renters

Top Scores: Grocery, Restaurant, Nightlife

Things To Do In Schenectady

Top Score

Grocery Stores

4/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Solid grocery game.

  1. A high number of grocery stores per resident
  2. Significantly more grocery stores than average
  3. Significantly more grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

4/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Cooking skills not required in Schenectady.

  1. A high number of restaurants per resident
  2. Significantly more restaurants than average
  3. 9% more restaurants than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

4/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You've got a good shot at a great night out in Schenectady.

  1. A high number of bars and clubs per resident
  2. Significantly more bars and clubs than average
  3. 81% more bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

4/5 stars based on undefined reviews

This place is no sight for sore eyes. Plenty of docs in Schenectady.

  1. A high number of medical facilities per resident
  2. 57% more medical facilities than average
  3. 32% more medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Filling stations in Schenectady are at full-throttle!

  1. A high number of gas stations per resident
  2. Significantly more gas stations than average
  3. 69% more gas stations than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

We'd be gym buddies with Schenectady.

  1. Few gyms per resident
  2. 24% fewer gyms than average
  3. 57% fewer gyms than areas of a similar size

Coffee

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not too cold, not too hot. An average town for coffee.

  1. Few coffee shops per resident
  2. 47% fewer coffee shops than average
  3. 79% fewer coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Who's an ok boy? Schenectady doesn't deserve many treats.

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. 60% more pet facilities than average
  3. 19% fewer pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

It's just about fine for fine art. An average score.

  1. A high number of fine art centers per resident
  2. 24% more fine art centers than average
  3. A standard number of fine art centers compared to areas of a similar size

Parks

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not too many park perks in Schenectady.

  1. Few parks per resident
  2. 15% more parks than average
  3. 21% fewer parks than areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The retail inventory is low in Schenectady.

  1. Few shops per resident
  2. 44% more shops than average
  3. 33% fewer shops than areas of a similar size

What Renters Are Saying

Schenectady Features

Area Has Litter

No

Say 21 of 24 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 20 of 24 renters

Busy Streets

No

Say 19 of 24 renters

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 18 of 24 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

No

Say 18 of 24 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 17 of 24 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 17 of 24 renters

Nearby Parks

Yes

Say 16 of 24 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

Yes

Say 14 of 24 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 14 of 24 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 14 of 24 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 14 of 24 renters

Maintained Yards

Yes

Say 14 of 24 renters

Quiet Area

Yes

Say 12 of 24 renters

Tree Lined Streets

Yes

Say 12 of 24 renters

Near Highways

No

Say 17 of 24 renters

Near Downtown

No

Say 18 of 24 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 20 of 24 renters

Well Lit

No

Say 20 of 24 renters

Nice Views

No

Say 21 of 24 renters

Schenectady Education

Schools

Percentage: 3/53/5

School Score

How satisfied do renters feel with the schools in this area.

Top Schools in Schenectady

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What You Need to Know

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All About

Living in Schenectady, NY

Schenectady, a small city in New York, has a population of just under 66,000. The city's residents, with an average age of just over 38, are younger than most cities in New York. Residents are fairly evenly split between owning (52%) and renting (48%) their residence, driven in part by a relatively reasonable average rent that is $420/month lower than the state average. Over the course of a year, renters in Schenectady will save around $5,000 compared to the state average.

With an average commute time of about 24 minutes, quicker than most cities in the state, Schenectady residents have found that getting to work isn't overly time-consuming. Many residents (36%) drive themselves to work, while public transit is used by just 4% of the city. A small percentage of workers (2%) commute on foot, though the number is greater than the national average.

Compared to the national average (5%), Schenectady has a relatively large concentration of residents older than 25 who have an Associate's degree (7%). Further, 15% possess a Bachelor's, Master's, Professional, or Doctoral degree. There are two primary industries in Schenectady: healthcare and retail. Combined, these industries make up 16% of the workforce in the city. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many workers in these industries are in sales, as 7% of the city's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any field. With an average annual income of around $55K, Schenectady workers earn less than their peers elsewhere in the state. The city's average income also trails the national average ($73,345).