Alplaus is a hamlet in Schenectady County, New York. It is in one corner of the Town of Glenville. It is part of the East Glenville census-designated place, and included within the Albany-Schenectady-Troy Metro Area. The Alplaus Kill is a local water body.
Part of the Schenectady County Airport is located here. Professional occupations, sales and services and management of local businesses drives the local economy. The cost of living here is 10.80% higher than the country average.
The area gets 38 inches of rain annually. The number of days with measurable precipitation annually is 125. The amount of snowfall is quite high, about 62 inches annually.