The county of Chenango, New York is located in the Binghamton metropolitan area.
Chenango is reasonably quiet overall, as noise from streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - although there are still several noisier areas, especially closer to Interstate 81 or the railway line.
Home owners occupy about 85% of the dwellings in Chenango whereas the rest are rented. The sizeable percentage of single detached homes in the housing stock of this county is an important part of its character. The properties in this county are quite old, since roughly 45% of its dwellings were built pre-1960, while most of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1980s. This part of the Binghamton metropolitan area offers mainly two bedroom and three bedroom homes.
High schools and primary schools are not numerous in Chenango, and therefore tend to require a very long walk to get to. Locals are served by public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level. In terms of eating, purchasing one's groceries very often demands the use of a vehicle in this county.
Chenango is an extremely good part of the Binghamton metropolitan area for driving. Parking is easy. In contrast, Chenango is not very convenient for walking as carrying out daily needs is very impractical.