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  2. Crime & Safety
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  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    A
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
    D+
  9. Cost of Living
    B-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    B+
Skaneateles is a town in New York with a population of 7,198. Skaneateles is in Onondaga County and is one of the best places to live in New York. Living in Skaneateles offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Skaneateles and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Skaneateles are highly rated.
About Skaneateles...
Population
7,198

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$287,300
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,018
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    18%
  • Own
    82%
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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
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    6%
  • 10-17 years
    13%
  • 18-24 years
    4%
  • 25-34 years
    7%
  • 35-44 years
    9%
  • 45-54 years
    16%
  • 55-64 years
    18%
  • 65+ years
    26%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    30%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    27%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    16%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    1%
    13%

Working in Skaneateles

Jobs
A-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$92,000
National
$55,322

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Skaneateles Reviews

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Skaneateles has an incredible public school district and Skaneateles Central Schools provides a truly high-quality education full of opportunities. The town itself is located amongst major cities like Syracuse and is only an hour/hour-and-a-half from others like Rochester or Buffalo. The town itself is quaint and features a beautiful and clear lake surrounded by hills.
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Charming small town nestled on the north end of a pristine lake. Excellent school system, safe environment and walkable town with shops and restaurants.
This place is full of superrich people who have tennis courts in there backyard. Although the lake is extremely amazing the town is boring. #1 this place lacks in diversity a lot and cant seem to notice that. There aren't a lot of parks though its super safe here its school district is like a prep school. Don't live here if your looking for a city feel.