Slingerlands is a municipality situated in the Albany - Schenectady metropolitan area, which is part of New York, United States.
Slingerlands is quiet, as there are low levels of noise from traffic - although that is not the case close to one of the railway lines or New York State Thruway. It is rather challenging to get to parks from most locations within the municipality since they are distributed sparsely. Still, there are a few green spaces close by for residents to relax in.
The average year of construction for properties in Slingerlands is 1979. In this part of the Albany - Schenectady metropolitan area, around 60% of the dwellings are single detached homes, while the rest are mainly large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings. Roughly 80% of the properties in the municipality are occupied by home owners while the rest are rented. This municipality has a good variety of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
In most, if not all, cases, a vehicle is required in Slingerlands to reach the closest supermarket. There are also a few options for those who value restaurants and cafes within walking distance. With regards to education, locals may find it difficult to access high schools and primary schools on foot. At the elementary level, both public and private schools can be found.
Slingerlands is especially car friendly. Parking is generally easy. However, getting around by transit can be very difficult in Slingerlands due to the service's low frequency. Nonetheless, residents have access to a few bus lines. Traveling on foot is not very convenient for home buyers in this part of the Albany - Schenectady metropolitan area since running daily errands is inconvenient.