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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
    NG
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    C
  9. Cost of Living
    C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    NG
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    NG
Vale and Hamilton Hill is a neighborhood in Schenectady, New York. Vale and Hamilton Hill is in Schenectady County. Living in Vale and Hamilton Hill offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Vale and Hamilton Hill there are a lot of bars, restaurants, and parks. Residents of Vale and Hamilton Hill tend to be liberal.
About Vale and Hamilton Hill...
Population

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$79,862
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$704
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    70%
  • Own
    30%

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 Vale and Hamilton Hill
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  • 24/7 Whole home protection with no contract
  • CNET Editor’s choice winner 2018

Residents

Diversity
NG
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$22,600
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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Schenectady is a very quiet atmosphere if you're an average person just visiting. It has it's goods and bads like every other city. The down town area is great lots of nice entertainment spots bars restaurants. However I would rather live in New York City because it has a livelier atmosphere.
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Job opportunities are okay in the area i work a part time job that works out with my school times and people around here usually find a job that helps them put food on the table maybe not great quality jobs but not many people in the area complain.
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