New York : What you need to know
Home to both the largest city and biggest state park in the country, New York provides residents with urban playgrounds and impressive natural amenities. While New York City garners much of the tourism attention, the rest of the state offers highly livable communities. The best places to live in New York include Albany, Syracuse and White Plains. Residents enjoy a wealth of entertainment options from Broadway shows to pro sports teams like the New York Yankees and the Buffalo Bills.
- Find out where you can put down roots in the Empire State without breaking the bank.
- Aside from just being, well, one of the greatest cities in the world.
- Attractions are abundant in The Empire State
- NYC, White Plains, Albany, Buffalo make this diverse list
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- White Plains, N.Y., is a thriving business, government and technology center just half an hour from midtown Manhattan
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- Home to a highly educated workforce, Albany's economy is thriving
- With multiple hospitals and medical centers located throughout the city, Albany's residents always have access to quality health care.
- Albany's workforce is well-educated, thanks to a thriving school district and several higher education institutions.
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New York Profile
Quick Facts about NY
|Latest Population Increase||0.00%|
|Median Household Income||$59,269|
|Median Home Price||$283,400|
|Median Property Tax||$2,022|
Employment Rate in NY
Race in NY
Employment Rate in NY
Educational Levels in NY
|Graduate or Professional Degree||14.8%|
|High School Graduate||26.7%|
|Some College, No Degree||16.2%|
|Percent Bachelor's Degree or Higher||34.2%|
|Percent High School Graduate or Higher||85.6%|
Industry in NY
|Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting and Mining||0.6%|
|Transportation and Warehousing, and Utilities||5.1%|
|Finance and Insurance, and Real Estate and Rental and Leasing||8%|
|Professional, Scientific and Management and Administrative and Waste||11.4%|
|Educational Services and Health Care and Social Assistance||27.5%|
|Arts, Entertainment and recreation and Accommodation and food Services||9.5%|
|Other Services, Except Public Administration||5%|
Housing in NY
Data Sources : U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 Census, 2011-2015 American Community Survey, 2010 Census Gazetteer, GreatSchools, WalkScore, Bureau of Labor and Statistics, County Health Rankings & Roadmaps, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service, Veterans Administration (VA), Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
Best places to Live in New York
|Title||Population||Median Home Price||Median Household Income|