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Niskayuna
  • Suburb in New York

Report Card

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

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Niskayuna is a suburb of with a population of 23,288. Niskayuna is in Schenectady County and is one of the best places to live in New York. Living in Niskayuna offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Niskayuna there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many retirees live in Niskayuna and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Niskayuna are highly rated.

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About Niskayuna...
Population
23,288

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$311,100
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,476
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    16%
  • Own
    84%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    44.6
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    13.4
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    22.3
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    129.3
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,676.5
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    75.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    4%
  • 25-34 years
    7%
  • 35-44 years
    16%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    36%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    28%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    20%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    14%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    national  11%

Working in Niskayuna

Jobs
grade A minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$128,540
National
$75,149

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