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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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