About Schenectady, NY


Schenectady is located in eastern New York, and is the county seat of Schenectady County. The city has a population of over 66,135, as of the 2010 census. Schenectady is located near the state’s capital of Albany, and is also geographically close to both the Hudson and Mohawk Rivers. The city’s name actually comes from a Native American saying, which means “near the pines”.




  • Mont Pleasant

    Lots of the cutest rentals in Schenectady can be found in the Mont Pleasant neighborhood and MyNewPlace can help you find ones with a variety of great interiors such as a pale purple pantry! Let MyNewPlace help you search for that ideal apartment that meets both your needs and your budget. Browse through the above 'popular rentals' listings in your new neighborhood in Schenectady! Good luck finding your new place!
  • Central State Street

    Schenectady has many different neighborhoods, and Central State Street has lots of the nicest apartments for rent! Looking for that perfect apartment but have a specific spending limit? No worries - our apartment finder will help you locate that ideal Central State Street apartment for rent that will meet your needs and fit your budget. You can learn about roommates, landlords and other apartment issues in Central State Street as well as Schenectady's other neighborhoods in our apartment blog. Want inside information on Central State Street? Read MyNewPlace for local tips and information about Central State Street Schenectady.
  • Eastern Avenue

    Eastern Avenue has tons of the prettiest apartments in Schenectady. You can learn about roommates, landlords and other apartment issues in Eastern Avenue as well as Schenectady's other neighborhoods in our apartment blog. Want to learn more before deciding if Eastern Avenue is the neighborhood for you? Get started now.
  • Vale and Hamilton Hill

    Try Schenectady's Vale and Hamilton Hill neighborhood for tons of the city's prettiest apartment rentals, your new place is waiting for you on MyNewPlace! Have specific needs or a limited budget? Click the search button above, then select the rent range and other amenities that meet your needs. Want to start searching right away? Check out floor plans, photos, maps and videos on MyNewPlace! Best of luck in your search!
  • Stockade

    Schenectady's Stockade neighborhood has several of the city's best rental apartments, let MyNewPlace help you finally find that perfect pantry you've been looking for. You can also use our apartment blog to learn more about apartment living in general. Stockade is a beautiful place in which to find your new Schenectady apartment. Want to learn more about Stockade? Read MyNewPlace for local tips and insider information.