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Apartments for Rent in Schenectady, NY
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    501 State Street, Schenectady, NY 12305
    1 BED $1,315+
    2 BEDS $1,750
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    204 Lafayette Street, Schenectady, NY 12305
    1 BED $1,895
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    132 Broadway, Schenectady, NY 12305
    1 BED $1,325
    2 BEDS $1,995
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    148 Clinton Street, Schenectady, NY 12305
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    108 State Street, Schenectady, NY 12305
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    2 BEDS $2,681
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    1675 Avenue B, Schenectady, NY 12308
    1 BED $1,200
    2 BEDS $1,350
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    Stockade, Schenectady, NY 12305
    1 BED $905
    2 BEDS $1,025+
    3 BEDS $1,995
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    602 Craig Street, Schenectady, NY 12307
    Studio $629
    1 BED $760+
    2+ BEDS $909+
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    602 Craig Street, Schenectady, NY 12307
    2 BEDS $667+
    3 BEDS $769+
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    1515 Hillside Ave, Niskayuna, NY 12309
    1 BED $1,140+
    2 BEDS $1,365+
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    5 Brookview Court, Schenectady, NY 12306
    1 BED $1,157+
    2 BEDS $1,323+
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    100 Foxwood Drive, Clifton Park, NY 12065
    Studio $1,104+
    1 BED $984+
    2 BEDS $1,031+
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    One Barney Road, Clifton Park, NY 12065
    Studio $1,200
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    457 State Route 146, Guilderland Center, NY 12085
    1 BED $1,245+
    2 BEDS $1,315+
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    Winding Brook Drive, Guilderland, NY 12084
    1 BED $1,345+
    2 BEDS $1,440
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    701 London Square Drive, Clifton Park, NY 12065
    Studio $1,109+
    1 BED $1,194+
    2+ BEDS $1,246+
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    451 Clifton Park Center Road, Clifton Park, NY 12065
    1 BED $1,700+
    2 BEDS $2,100
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    1-7 Rose Garden Court, Latham, NY 12110
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    1-15 Jodiro Lane, Albany, NY 12205
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    3 Maxwell Drive, Clifton Park, NY 12065
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    1 BED $1,960
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    1-A Lakeview Drive, Clifton Park, NY 12065
    2 BEDS $1,095+
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    420 Sand Creek Road, Albany, NY 12205
    1 BED $1,345+
    2 BEDS $1,510+
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    1A Lakeview Drive, Clifton Park, NY 12065
    Studio $1,245+
    1 BED $1,030+
    2+ BEDS $959+
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    1700 SOUTH, ALBANY, NY 12203
    1 BED $1,640
    2 BEDS $2,289+
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    1A Lake View Drive, Clifton Park, NY 12065
    2 BEDS $1,388+
    4 BEDS $2,378+
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Average rent in Schenectady, NY

$1,338/mo Schenectady, NY average rental price, November 2023
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Schenectady, NY is $1,338.

Schenectady, NY apartment rent ranges

About 6% of apartment rents in Schenectady, NY range between $1,501-$2,000. Meanwhile, apartments priced over > $2,000 represent 8% of apartments. Around 66% of Schenectady’s apartments are in the $1,001-$1,500 price range. 19% of apartments are priced between $701-$1,000.

Schenectady, NY rent trends

Getting around in Schenectady, NY

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Very Walkable
46 /100
Some Transit
57 /100
Bikeable
Walk Score®: 79, Transit Score®: 46, Bike Score®: 57

Frequently asked questions

When were prices and availability in Schenectady, NY last updated?

Prices and availability in Schenectady, NY were last updated on 22 Feb 2024.

What are the best apartments in Schenectady, NY?

The best apartments in Schenectady, NY are: State and Clinton, The Foster, 132 Broadway Lofts, The Lofts at Frog Alley and 144 Clinton Street.

What is the average rent in Schenectady, NY?

The average rent in Schenectady, NY is $1,338. Start your search for apartments in Schenectady, NY now.

What is the price range for a studio apartment in Schenectady, NY?

The price range for a studio apartment in Schenectady, NY is between $629 and $2,681. View all studio apartments in Schenectady, NY.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Schenectady, NY?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Schenectady, NY is between $629 and $2,681. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Schenectady, NY now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Schenectady, NY?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Schenectady, NY is between $667 and $2,681. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Schenectady, NY.

What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Schenectady, NY?

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Schenectady, NY is between $769 and $1,995. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Schenectady, NY.

What type of rental buildings are in Schenectady, NY?

In Schenectady, 54% of the residents are renting compared to 46% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 12% of Schenectady’s rentals, 75% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 13% are single-family rentals.

What do typical apartment communities look like in Schenectady, NY?

The age and size of multifamily buildings are among the most visible characteristics of the rental market in a city.  In this case, the apartment buildings in Schenectady are about 37 years old, on average. Of these, 22% have been built since 2000, representing the newer options on the market and typically offering more amenities. Rental buildings in the city have an average height of 4 stories. About 75% of the rental communities here are low-rise, garden-style communities, 25% are mid-rises, and 9% are high-rise buildings. These are true especially for large-scale multifamily buildings with over 50 apartments.

What apartment floorplans are common in Schenectady, NY?

Rental apartments in Schenectady come in a range of sizes and floorplans. Studio apartments represent 13% of units for rent, ideal for singles, renters on a budget and people who value central locations more than space. Rentals with 1-bedroom floorplans make up 47% of the total apartments in the city, while 2-bedroom floorplans represent around 35% of all rentals in Schenectady. The rest are larger floorplans with 3 bedrooms or more, typically preferred by families, larger households or roommates sharing space.

Living in Schenectady, NY

Schenectady is a town in upstate New York located in the Hudson Valley. This town was historically known as a manufacturing center, but the economy has since diversified into renewable energy and technology. Renters love Schenectady’s vibrant downtown area, which has an excellent selection of restaurants and shops. Downtown Schenectady is also home to multiple performing arts centers, museums and a casino resort. Outside of downtown, Schenectady has many quiet residential neighborhoods. And, renters who enjoy the outdoors will also find plenty of things to do in the area. For instance, there are many beautiful lakes and hiking trails to explore in the summer, as well as several ski resorts within driving distance in the winter. Schenectady is also an excellent option for renters who enjoy golf, as there are many courses in the surrounding area.

Renting in Schenectady, NY

Schenectady has a wide variety of rental properties on the market. Whether you’re looking for a downtown apartment building, historic townhome or spacious suburban rental, it’s possible to find it in Schenectady. Interestingly, many of Schenectady’s historic buildings downtown have been converted into loft apartments, which are convenient for those who want to live in a lively, walkable area. When selecting an apartment in Schenectady, renters should make sure that it’s appropriately heated and insulated, as winters can be very harsh and old buildings can be very drafty. Outside of downtown, Schenectady has many historic, older Victorian, Cape Cod and colonial rental homes. Some of these buildings have been converted into multiple rental units, while others have been preserved as single-family homes. Notably, rental prices in Schenectady are relatively low when compared to larger East Coast cities and are also comparable to the national average.

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Shopping in Schenectady, NY

Although Schenectady is a small town, renters have plenty of local shopping options to choose from. The largest shopping centers in the area are the Rotterdam Square Mall and Mohawk Commons, both of which are roughly 10 minutes from downtown Schenectady. Mohawk Commons has several popular chain retailers, including a Target, Marshalls and Lowe’s. Meanwhile, those renting in the downtown area will also have access to a variety of locally owned boutiques, many of which feature one-of-a-kind, locally made pieces. Alternatively, larger malls in the greater Schenectady area include Clifton Park Center Mall and Wilton Mall, both of which offer local renters a larger selection of shops to choose from.

Transportation in Schenectady, NY

Many Schenectady renters opt to drive to get around town. To that end, having a car is particularly convenient in the winter, when snowstorms and freezing temperatures are common. Additionally, it’s important to note that not all apartments in Schenectady include covered parking, so you’ll want to consider this when deciding where to rent. Downtown Schenectady and many of its surrounding areas are also walkable and bikeable, especially during the summer months. Alternatively, the Capital District Transportation Authority also runs buses throughout Schenectady and Albany, which can be a good alternative for renters who don’t want to drive. Finally, for regional travel, renters in Schenectady also have access to several Amtrak lines, including service to New York City, Boston, Chicago, Montreal and Toronto.

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