Ballston is a town situated in the Albany - Schenectady metropolitan area, which is part of New York, United States.
Ballston is very good for those who need a quiet atmosphere, as the streets are very peaceful. Parks are spread out sparsely, which makes it very difficult to get to them. Despite that, there are a few public green spaces nearby for residents to explore, including Jenkins Park.
The housing stock of Ballston is composed predominantly of single detached homes and row houses. This part of the Albany - Schenectady metropolitan area has a variety of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly 80% of the population of this town own their home and 20% are renters. The median year of construction for dwellings in this town is 1982.
Property owners may find it very hard to reach high schools and primary schools on foot. With respect to eating, a vehicle is almost always needed in Ballston to access the closest grocery store.
Getting around by car is very convenient in Ballston. It is very easy to park. In contrast, public transit riders may experience very limited options in Ballston due to the low service level. Nonetheless, the town is linked by a few bus lines. A majority of the homes for sale in this part of the Albany - Schenectady metropolitan area are located in places that are not very conducive to walking because almost no daily errands can be run without the use of a vehicle.