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B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    C
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    D-
  4. Nightlife
    A
  5. Good for Families
    C+
  6. Diversity
    A+
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    C
  9. Cost of Living
    C
  10. Health & Fitness
    NG
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    NG
University Heights is a neighborhood in Albany, New York. University Heights is in Albany County. Living in University Heights offers residents a suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. In University Heights there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Residents of University Heights tend to lean liberal.
About University Heights...
Population

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$137,529
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$870
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    69%
  • Own
    31%

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
Home Security Options for University Heights
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  • 24/7 Whole home protection with no contract
  • CNET Editor’s choice winner 2018

Residents

Diversity
A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$27,236
National
$55,322
Children
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    13%
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University Heights Reviews

2
of course anywhere you go there will be crime but there is not crime so bad that its something you would hear about on a daily basis very infrequently there is like bad crime
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ive lived in albany my entire life so im used to the atmosphere and enjoy my city truly.