Clifton Park, NY Real Estate And Homes For Sale 308 listings

About Clifton Park, NY

Clifton Park, located conveniently between Albany, Saratoga Springs and Schenectady, is a perfect place to raise a family. This quaint town offers homeowners an opportunity to live a quieter life just outside of the city without being too far from the premier shopping, dining, and entertainment destinations that’s made Albany a popular place to visit.

Clifton Park Home & Community Information

A wonderful place to live just outside of Albany, Clifton Park is a suburban town located within New York’s Saratoga County. With a population just under 37,000 residents, Clifton Park has cozy homes listed at median property values of $325,000 and a median household income of $101,738. The median age of residents is 38.

Schools & Education

There are 15 public and private schools for children in Clifton Park. 7 elementary schools, 3 middle schools, and two high schools (one for grade 9, one for grades 10-12) provide top quality education under the Saratoga County School Districts. Parents also have the option to send their children to one of four private or charter schools within the area, including the Saratoga Academy of The Arts & Sciences.

Those hoping to extend their academic pursuits beyond high school can commute to one of the colleges and universities close to Clifton Park. Bryant & Stratton College is directly north of Clifton Park near Malta while Empire State College is directly south near the Albany International Airport. Other fine institutions such as the Russel Sage College, Union College, and SUNY Polytechnic Institute are all within less than an hour’s drive.

Employment Opportunities

The average travel time to work for Clifton Park residents is a convenient 25 minutes. Three of the top employment sectors include education, science, and healthcare. Top companies in the Clifton Park area include St. Peter’s Health Partners, DBS Search Group, Acara Solutions, and CareInHomes.

Clifton Park’s proximity to Albany, Schenectady, and the greater Saratoga County area opens up opportunities for professionals to begin or continue a number of careers in industries such as social assistance, healthcare, and educational services, as well as positions in local government and tourist facilities.

Things To Do In Clifton Park

If you’re interested in outdoor activities, Clifton Park is surrounded by plenty of opportunities for recreation. Adults and children alike will enjoy outdoor sports such as soccer, football, and baseball or indoor sports at Clifton Common. The Vischer Ferry Nature and Historic Preserve is a fantastic place to hike along trails and enjoy the fresh air. Annual events like Winterfest keep families engaged outdoors all year long.

Albany is only 12 miles away from Clifton Park, offering residents a chance to get involved in the city’s many attractions and events without venturing far from home. The Children’s Museum of Science & Technology is an immersive and educational experience for children while the Albany Distilling Company offers suitable fun for adults. Other popular destinations include the New York State Capitol and The Great Escape Splashwater Kingdom.

Clifton Park, NY Real Estate Services

Would you like to be the newest resident of Clifton Park? Our REALTORS® are ready to welcome you into this wonderful town! Contact us today and let the experienced and knowledgable REALTORS® at CB Prime Properties answer all of your questions. We're here to help you pick out your dream house in our Clifton Park homes for sale

Saratoga County Demographic Information

Population
2010 to 2012 Change up 1.2%
2010 Count 219,607
2012 Estimate 222,133
2010 Estimate 219,607
Age Distribution (Years Old)
0 to 4 5.2%
5 to 17 21.7%
18 to 64 58.3%
65 and Older 14.8%
Gender
Male 49.2%
Female 50.8%
Place of Birth
Foreign 4.0%
US 96.0%
Education
High School Graduate, Age 25+ 92.6%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher, Age 25+ 35.4%
Language
English is Second Language, Age 5+ 5.4%
English is First Language, Age 5+ 94.6%
Veterans
Veterans 18,196
Income
Per Capita Income $33,490
Median Household Income $67,186
People in Poverty 6.5%
Commute
Average Work Commute Time 26 minutes
Housing
Total Housing Units 99,514
Households 87,762
Average Household Size 2.44
Owner-Occupied 73.7%
Multi-Family 23.1%
Owner-Occupied Median Value $224,800
Building Permits
New Private Housing Issued 2012 1,180
Years at Residence
1 Year or More 88.9%
Less Than 1 Year 11.1%
Business and Employment
Private non-farm Establishments 4,986
Private non-farm Employment 61,049
Private non-farm Employment Growth 0.0%
Nonemployer Establishments 14,857
Number of Firms 18,851
Business Production
Value of Shipments $1,783,567,000
Wholesale Trade $2,239,396,000
Retail Trade $4,506,435,000
Accommodation and Food Services $20,838
Sales Per Capita $333,539,000
Land
Land Area 809.98 sq. miles
Population Per Square Mile 272

Saratoga County

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