Which Capital Region City Was Named Among 11 Worst In New York To Live?
It's time to stand up for one of the Capital Region's own.
Ya know, it grinds my gears a little bit when out of towners are so quick to judge our local cities as the worst in anything. Looking at various city statistics from a distance with no local frame of reference is no way to rate how good or bad a place is to live.
And yes, in the interest of full transparency, no city is perfect. They never are, they never will be. But regardless, here are the 11 worst cities in New York to call home according to Money Inc.
How did they come up with these rankings? Money Inc. based this list on a combination of "...factors such as the safety...the performance of the public schools, the diversity of employment opportunities, and if there is a good choice of leisure and entertainment options in the area." Based on those measures, the Capital Region city on this list has no reason to be on it.
Here are the top 11 worst places to live in New York, followed by 10 reasons why our beloved Captial Region city should be nowhere near this list.
See the 11 Worst Places To Live In NY [RANKED]
Schenectady Named One of 11 Worst New York Places To Live
We are standing up for Schenectady after Money Inc. ranked the Electric City the 11th worst place to live in the Empire State. Yes, just like ANY city, Schenectady can be a little rough around the edges and that is mostly what this ranking was based on. But you know what's funny? Even the article points out how "...Schenectady has a great nightlife, the community is diverse, and there is a good choice of leisure activities to enjoy." So let's stand up for schenectady!
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