Niskayuna is a town located in the Albany - Schenectady metropolitan area, which is part of New York, United States.
Niskayuna is quiet, as there are low levels of noise from traffic. Accessing public green spaces, like Steinmetz Park, is sometimes hard from most locations in the town since they aren't well-spread out. Still, there are a few parks nearby for residents to check out.
The main housing types in Niskayuna are single detached homes and townhouses. About 45% of properties in this part of the Albany - Schenectady metropolitan area were built prior to the 1960s, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 1980s. This town offers mainly three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. Home owners occupy around 85% of the properties in the town whereas the rest are rented.
Residents will welcome the proximity to primary schools, which are within walking distance from the majority of homes for sale in Niskayuna. In contrast, locals may find it difficult to reach high schools as a pedestrian. At the elementary level, there are both public and private schools. When it comes to eating, some, but not all, property owners in Niskayuna will live within walking distance of one of about 10 grocery stores. A limited selection of restaurants and coffee shops is available as well.
Niskayuna is very car friendly. Accessing a parking spot is quite easy. In contrast, the public transit system in Niskayuna is not very convenient. Nevertheless, home owners are served by a few bus lines, and bus stops are usually relatively close by. Niskayuna is not very well-suited for traveling on foot as very few common errands can be run without having to resort to a car.