Rensselaer Real Estate Market Overview

Could Rensselaer, NY be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about Rensselaer. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near Rensselaer such as... East Greenbush and Watervliet. When you’re ready, Trulia has 73 resale and new homes in Rensselaer lined up for you, including 9 open houses, and 44 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more

$154,198

Median Sales Price

View Homes for sale

$116

Price Per Sqft

View Homes for sale

$1,600

Median Rent Per Month

View Homes for rent
  • Explore this area:

Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Rensselaer show a 12% year-over-year rise in median sales price and a 36% rise in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in Rensselaer for Mar 23 to Jun 22 was $154,198 based on 24 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Rensselaer was $116, an increase of 5% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Rensselaer for May 23 to Jun 23 was $1,600.

Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in Rensselaer can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

View More

Crime data for the past year is not available at this location.


Best Schools in Rensselaer

There are 5 schools in Rensselaer.

Elementary Schools
8

Red Mill School

Public, K - 5

5

Rensselaer Junior/Senior High School

Public, PK - 12

4

Van Rensselaer Elementary School

Public, PK - 6

Middle Schools
5

Rensselaer Junior/Senior High School

Public, PK - 12

N/A

Rensselaer Middle School

Public, 7 - 8

High Schools
5

Rensselaer Junior/Senior High School

Public, PK - 12


Demographics

Get to know your neighbors in Rensselaer by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

Single residents
37%
Single residents
Home owners
75%
Home owners
Median age
41
Median age
Household income
$63,375
Median household income
College educated
34%
College educated

Commute

Most people in Rensselaer commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
94% commute by car
0% commute by bike
2% commute by public transportation
1% commute by foot

Nearby Cities You May Like