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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    C-
  9. Cost of Living
    B-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    B

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$136,400
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$865
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    30%
  • Own
    70%

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    283
  • Murder
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500
  • Theft
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$58,519
National
$55,322
Children
18%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    17%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    37%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    33%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    13%
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Hoosick Reviews

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Hoosick Falls is an area steeped in rich history from the times of the American Revolution on through today. Our town and the surrounding area boast to being the home of the Bennington Battlefield and many other astounding places. Tourists can enjoy the many historic aspects of our town alongside our locals while attending weekly community band concerts in the park, farmers markets in the armory, or even the local McDonalds which always seems to have a ton of people inside. Hoosick Falls is a football town. We take extreme pride in all of our sports teams, but football has always been out number one. People from far and wide come to watch our panthers score time and time again. The previous year our homecoming football game (my homecoming football game) was disastrously cancelled. It was truly surprising that there was not a riot in the streets. Hoosick Falls lives in breathes football and history, but it's a genuinely nice place to live and grow up. We are in a decent area as far as travel goes as we are close to Albany and driving to nearby states is no problem really.
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Hoosick Falls is a community. We have a strong sense of pride in our sports teams which bring crowds from far and wide. We hold numerous community fundraisers and often can be found holding bed races down the street. People tend to life here their entire lives and never leave. The area is perfect for raising a family or having pets as long as you are responsible and do not live in the center of town. There is no nightlife here, but Hoosick Falls confines to grow everyday.
There are not many food options in Hoosick Falls. We have numerous pizza places, a Chinese restaurant, and the occasional new restaurant that inevitably fails or burns down.