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Schenectady County, NY

Located just west of the Capital city of Albany in New York State, Schenectady County includes the city of Schenectady, towns of Niskayuna, Scotia and Glenville.  The area, rich in history and the arts has beautiful scenic lakes and mountains provides recreational fun all year.  Within a day’s drive to Boston, Montreal and New York City, we are at the hub of North American activity.


The dynamic business climate created by New York’s Tech Valley offers an abundance of career opportunities in a mix of industries, including nanotechnology, health care and higher education.  Home to 21 colleges and universities, with RPI, Albany Medical Center and the University at Albany leading the way; these institutions bring an energy and diversity to the area.  The New York State University School for Nanotechnology located just a short drive away on the Albany campus is the first of its kind in the country. 


This region accommodates many lifestyle choices from urban to suburban to rural countryside.  Housing prices are still more affordable than what you’ll find in major metropolitan areas and the employment opportunities, health care, school systems and recreational activities are among the best in the county.  Schenectady County encompasses everything from high-tech industries to rural open spaces and so the county offers a rich range of housing options from county estates to city neighborhoods. 


Founded in 1661 as one of the original outposts in New York State, Schenectady County has been in the forefront of our country’s history.  General Electric, started by Thomas Edison as The Edison Machine Company has grown into GE Global Research , one of the largest and most diverse industrial research labs in the world.


Opportunity abounds with every change of season!  There is a new energy in the area that reflects its link to history and its promising future.

Schenectady Home inventory breakdown by property type

Of the 106 homes for sale in Schenectady, the breakdown of property types is as follows:
27% Single Family, 26% Multi Family, 6% Land/lot, 5% Rental and 36% Other.

27% Single Family
26% Multi Family
41% Other

Area details, home facts and figures

Homes for sale 106
Average Home Size 1,994 ft² / 185 m²
Price Range ($975 - $1,499,000)

Weather in Schenectady

The average high temperatures in Schenectady range from 31 in January to 82 in July

Average home income in Schenectady

The average household income of a Schenectady resident is $75,792 with an average home value of $188,230

Population of Schenectady

Schenectady has 163,047 residents.

Home ownership in Schenectady

The average level of home ownership in Schenectady is 64%.

Education breakdown of Schenectady

Education levels of residents of Schenectady include: highschool 29%, associate 12%, bachelor 16%, graduate 13%.

Households in Schenectady

Schenectady has 65,961 homes, built on average 63 years ago.

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You are Viewing 1 to 20 of 106 homes for sale in Schenectady. These homes are comprised of Single Family, Multi Family, Land/lot, Rental and Other. The average list price of these property results is 136,289. Prices are shown as US Dollar. For more information on these homes for sale in Schenectady please contact our member brokerages to schedule a showing or view an open house.

The 106 homes for sale in Schenectady, NY are represented by 3 member brokerages serving the Schenectady area. Member brokerages representing the 106 homes include Howard Hanna Real Estate Services (PA-NY-WV-MD), Howard Hanna Real Estate Services (Buffalo/Rochester/Southern Tier) and Miranda Real Estate Group, Inc..