Located in New York, United States, the village of Voorheesville is located in the Albany - Schenectady metropolitan area.
Voorheesville is quiet overall, as noise from streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - although that is not the case near one of the railway lines. Parks aren't well-spread out, making it rather challenging to access them. Still, there are a few public green spaces nearby for residents to explore, like Black Creek Marsh Wildlife Management Area.
The housing stock of Voorheesville is composed predominantly of single detached homes and townhouses. Most of the housing growth in this village happened in the 1960s and 1970s. This part of the Albany - Schenectady metropolitan area is primarily composed of three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. Roughly 80% of the dwellings in the village are occupied by home owners whereas the rest are rented.
Some home buyers in Voorheesville may be able to reach the nearest grocery store on foot, while others will need another means of transportation. There are also a few options for those who cherish close by restaurants and cafes. Regarding education, in this part of the Albany - Schenectady metropolitan area, residents will commonly be able to get to primary schools by walking. On the other hand, Voorheesville does not contain any high schools.
The car is very often the preferred method to navigate Voorheesville. It is very convenient to access a place to park. In contrast, the public transit network in this village is not very practical. Nonetheless, there are a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far away from most residences. It is very inconvenient for pedestrians to move around in Voorheesville as many daily needs are difficult to carry out on foot.