Located within New York, United States, the town of East Greenbush is located in the Albany - Schenectady metropolitan area.
East Greenbush is fairly good for those who prefer a quiet atmosphere, as there are usually low levels of noise from traffic - however some parts can be quite loud, especially close to one of the railway lines or Interstate 90. Public green spaces are distributed sparsely, making it very difficult to reach them. Still, there are a few green spaces close by for residents to discover, like Town of East Greenbush Park.
Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing the majority of the dwellings in East Greenbush, and the rest of the dwellings are mainly small apartment buildings. This part of the Albany - Schenectady metropolitan area is primarily composed of two bedroom and three bedroom homes. About 80% of the population of this town own their home and 20% are renters. Around 30% of properties in this town were constructed pre-1960, while most of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1980s.
Some, but not all, property owners in East Greenbush will reside within walking distance of one of around 10 grocery stores. There are also a few opportunities for those who appreciate restaurants and cafes in close proximity. When it comes to education, high schools and primary schools are not especially numerous in East Greenbush, and consequently tend to require an extended walk to get to. Property owners have the choice between public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level.
The preferred approach to navigate East Greenbush is usually a car. It is very easy to park. However, East Greenbush is not very transit friendly. Nonetheless, there are a few bus lines passing through the town. East Greenbush is not very convenient for traveling on foot as meeting daily needs is challenging by walking.