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  1. Public Schools
    C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    C
  9. Cost of Living
    B-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    A-
Woodlawn is a neighborhood in Schenectady, New York with a population of 8,769. Woodlawn is in Schenectady County. Living in Woodlawn offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Woodlawn there are a lot of parks. Many families and retirees live in Woodlawn and residents tend to have moderate political views.
About Woodlawn...
Population
8,769

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$123,521
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,073
National
$949
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    50%
  • Own
    50%
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Woodlawn Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$55,229
National
$55,322
Families with Children
14%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    14%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    33%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    13%
    13%
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Woodlawn Reviews

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Uptown, great housing, very beautiful, but downtown, lots of run down houses and ugly houses
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The people are certainly mostly friendly at least in my neighborhood but downtown it totally changes
Schenectady has a bright future thanks to GE