Downtown Albany, NY

Albany County Convention & Visitors Bureau

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How We Calculate Our Data
Civics 65
Demographics 49
Economy 40
Education 57
Health 70
Housing 51
Infrastructure 74

#46. Albany, NY

On the west bank of the Hudson River is Albany, the capital of New York and a city where 10 Fortune 500 companies are headquartered. The economy is strong in education, health care and government positions, and a number of technology companies also call Albany home. Residents can enjoy 60 public parks and an annual Tulip Festival that celebrates the city’s Dutch heritage.

Find out more about what makes Albany a Top 100 Best Place to Live.

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