Clifton Park is a town located in the Albany - Schenectady metropolitan area, which is part of New York, United States.
Clifton Park is reasonably quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor - although there are still several louder areas, especially near one of the railway lines or Adirondack Northway. It is very difficult to access parks from many locations within the town since they are spread out sporadically. Still, there are a few public green spaces close by for residents to visit.
The predominant housing types in Clifton Park are single detached homes and townhouses. Around 40% of properties in this part of the Albany - Schenectady metropolitan area were constructed in the 1960s and 1970s, while many of the remaining buildings were built in the 1980s and the 1990s. This town has quite a good selection of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Home owners occupy about 85% of the dwellings in Clifton Park while renters occupy the remainder.
There are only a very small number of high schools and primary schools in Clifton Park and consequently they can be a very long walk away. Home buyers have the choice between public and private elementary schools. Regarding eating, some residents in Clifton Park may be able to do their groceries by walking in one of approximately 20 stores, while others will have to rely on a vehicle. There are also a few choices for those who care about nearby restaurants and cafes.
Driving is a great medium of transportation in this town. It is especially convenient to park, and many homes for sale are a reasonably short drive from the nearest highway, such as Adirondack Northway. However, Clifton Park is not very transit friendly. Nevertheless, residents are served by a few bus lines. Clifton Park is not very well-suited for walking because very few daily errands can be run on foot.