Situated just south of the Hudson River from Albany, East Greenbush invites new residents to live, work and play in this beautiful Rensselaer County town. Young professionals and families will enjoy the convenient amenities and affordable cost of living in this town has to offer.
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The population of East Greenbush sits just above 16,000, with the median age of home owners being approximately 43. The median income for residents is $88,000 which allows them to comfortably afford homes with a median property value of $240,000. With just under 25 square miles of land, East Greenbush residents will enjoy the convenience of restaurants, shopping plazas and schools within minutes of their homes. Browse the newest real estate listings in East Greenbush, NY.
The East Greenbush Central School District provides local children with diverse opportunities to succeed in their academic lives. Parents may choose to send their children to one of five public elementary schools which then transition them into the sole middle and high schools in town. The East Greenbush Central School District prioritizes higher education, focusing heavily on STEM and technology, and most recently signing an agreement with Siena College to allow Columbia High School students to map their journey towards an MBA as early as the 10th grade.
Albany contains over a dozen colleges and universities within city limits including Hudson Valley Community College, Sage College of Albany, Albany Medical College and Maria College. Each school is within a 30-minute drive from East Greenbush, giving commuter students easily accessible options for continuing their education. Find homes for sale in East Greenbush by school district.
The highest paying jobs in East Greenbush are found within the industries of business, finance, computer science, legal, management and education. These also happen to be some of the most common positions East Greenbush residents hold as well as some of the most specialized. Major employers in Rensselaer County include St. Peter’s Health Partners, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Rensselaer County and Regeneron.
Those who would like to explore more opportunities will find a variety of career options in the surrounding Albany area. Social assistance, healthcare and educational services are among top employment sectors around Albany with businesses like General Electric Company, The United States Government and the State of New York acting as major employers in the area. Many East Greenbush residents enjoy an average commute time of fewer than 20 minutes.
Parents will appreciate the kid-friendly areas of East Greenbush. Funplex Funpark is an exciting multisport park for kids of all ages. The East Greenbush Bowling Center next door also offers fun for kids and adults alike. Cozy green spaces like Eckman Park, East Greenbush Town Park and the town’s athletic complexes provide plenty of space for people of all ages to stay active outdoors.
Albany has enjoyed tourism for centuries, offering hundreds of activities and attractions to suit every interest. The Albany Institute of History & Art, New York State Museum and Albany Heritage Area Visitor’s Center are just a few of the great educational sites presenting a detailed look into the city’s past. Huck Finn’s Playland and the Children’s Museum of Science and Technology provide hours of enjoyment for kids while Albany’s exceptional dining, arts and entertainment scene will keep adults busy all year long.
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