The city of Mechanicville, New York is located in the Albany - Schenectady metropolitan area.
Mechanicville is good for those who need a quiet atmosphere, as there are usually low levels of noise from traffic - however some areas can be quite noisy, especially near one of the railway lines. Public green spaces aren't well-located, which makes it rather challenging to reach them. Still, there are a few parks close by for residents to explore.
Duplexes are the most common housing type, representing about 40% of the dwellings in Mechanicville, while the rest are mainly small apartment buildings and single detached homes. This city has a good selection of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. The population residing in this city is evenly split between renters and owners. Most of the housing growth in this part of the Albany - Schenectady metropolitan area took place pre-1960.
It is generally feasible for property owners in Mechanicville to do grocery shopping by walking. Moreover, a cafe is on average a reasonably short stroll away, and there are also a few choices for those who cherish restaurants within walking distance. With respect to education, property buyers will find that wherever their house is situated in Mechanicville, both primary and secondary schools are close by.
Driving is very often the favored transportation option in Mechanicville. It is very easy to park. However, many of the homes for sale in this city are located in areas that are not very suitable for walking because very few daily errands can be run on foot.