Best Place to Raise Kids in New York: Hampton Manor
Nearby city: Albany
Median family income: $64,354
Avg. school math score: 87.33 (State avg.: 67.87)
Avg. school reading score: 80.33 (State avg.: 62.24)
A sleepy suburb of Albany, Hampton Manor is the part of the town of East Greenbush that is closest to Rensselaer and Albany. The area has friendly neighborhoods, community events, and such parks as Hampton Lake Town Park.
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