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Schenectady Apartments
Last updated February 20 2024 at 3:16 AM

Schenectady, NY
112 Apartments for Rent

Schenectady Apartment Renter's Guide

Overview


Population: 65,273
Population Density: 6,048.2 people/sq mile
Median Age: 38
Percentage of Family Households: 52%
Median Annual Income: $53,316 / year
Median Rent: $944 / month

What locals are saying

Albany may get the glory of being the capital, and Manhattan may get all the fame but there is one New York city that has history, fame, and a few reasons to toot its own horn.

Schenectady holds its own baton in the race of amazing New York cities

Schenectady Demographics


How diverse is Schenectady?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Schenectady is higher than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Schenectady are White (51.2%), Black Or African American (16.3%), Hispanic Or Latino (12.6%), Two Or More (12.4%), Asian (4%), Other (2.7%), American Indian Or Alaska Native (0.7%), and Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Schenectady residents?

The median age in Schenectady is 38 while the most populous age group of residents is the under 20 group.

How diverse is Schenectady?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Schenectady is higher than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Schenectady are White (51.2%), Black Or African American (16.3%), Hispanic Or Latino (12.6%), Two Or More (12.4%), Asian (4%), Other (2.7%), American Indian Or Alaska Native (0.7%), and Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Schenectady residents?

The median age in Schenectady is 38 while the most populous age group of residents is the under 20 group.

Schenectady Crime


Overall Crime

High
Overall crime in Schenectady is high in comparison to the national average.

Violent Crime

High
The level of violent crime in Schenectady is high compared to the national average violent crime rate.

Property Crime

High
The level of property crime in Schenectady is high compared to the national average property crime rate.

Top Schools in Schenectady


Elementary Schools

7 /10
Jessie T Zoller School
Public
PK-5
Public
PK-5
441 Students
5 Reviews
441
Students
5 Reviews
6 /10
Van Corlaer School
Public
PK-5
Public
PK-5
389 Students
1 Reviews
389
Students
1 Reviews
4 /10
Howe Early Childhood Educational Center
Public
PK-5
Public
PK-5
393 Students
2 Reviews
393
Students
2 Reviews

Middle Schools

4 /10
Oneida Middle School
Public
6-8
Public
6-8
694 Students
4 Reviews
694
Students
4 Reviews
3 /10
Mont Pleasant Middle School
Public
6-8
Public
6-8
679 Students
5 Reviews
679
Students
5 Reviews

High Schools

3 /10
Schenectady High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
2,646 Students
11 Reviews
2,646
Students
11 Reviews

What Renters Say about Schenectady


Apartment List has released the results for Schenectady from the third annual Apartment List Renter Satisfaction Survey. This survey, which drew on responses from over 45,000 renters nationwide, provides insight on what states and cities must do to meet the needs of the country’s 111 million renters.
54%
Parks and Outdoor Activities
45%
Social Life
44%
Commute Time
41%
Pet Friendliness
30%
Safety and Crime Rate
29%
Public Transit
27%
Quality of Schools
26%
Weather
25%
Jobs and Career Opportunities
24%
Affordability
10%
State and Local Taxes
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Average rent in Schenectady, New York

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The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Schenectady is $1,194, while the average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,483. Rent rates updated 5 days ago
* Averages are based on the rental prices of properties listed on Apartment List
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Find an apartment for rent in Schenectady, NY


Searching for an apartment for rent in Schenectady, NY? Look no further! Apartment List will help you find a perfect apartment near you. There are 112 available rental units listed on Apartment List in Schenectady. Click on listings to see photos, floorplans, amenities, prices and availability, and much more!

The average rent in Schenectady is $984 for a studio, $1,194 for a one-bedroom apartment, and $1,483 for a two-bedroom apartment. If you are looking for a deal, keep an eye out for a red pulsing icon that indicates rent specials.

Tired of browsing? Take our personalized quiz. You’ll answer a couple of simple questions and we’ll put together a list of Schenectady apartments that are best for you. We’ll also factor in your commute, budget, and preferred amenities. Looking for a pet-friendly rental, or an apartment with in-unit washer and dryer? No problem, we’ll provide you with apartments that match that criteria.

You can trust Apartment List to help you find your next Schenectady, NY apartment rental! After all, everyone deserves a home they love.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much is rent in Schenectady?

In Schenectady, the average rent is $984 for a studio, $1,194 for a 1-bedroom, $1,483 for a 2-bedroom, and $1,453 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in Schenectady, check out our monthly Schenectady Rent Report.

How can I find a cheap apartment in Schenectady?

You can find the lowest-priced apartments in Schenectady by using the cheap apartments filter.

How can I find a pet-friendly apartment in Schenectady?

You can use the pet-friendly filter to find Schenectady apartments that allow pets.

How much should I pay for rent in Schenectady?

The answer to this question depends on your household income and a couple of other factors. You can use our Rent Calculator to figure out how much you should spend on rent in Schenectady.

How can I find off-campus housing in Schenectady?

You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Schenectady. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include SUNY Empire State College, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, The Sage Colleges, Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, and The College of Saint Rose.