Upstate new York Cities and Towns

New York Upstate Cities and Communities

Oswiego is a historic lakefront town in the hinterland of New York. Oswego, home of a state university in New York, is a charming and affordable haven for students. I suggest the area around the city of New Paltz in the Wallkill River Valley. The growth and decline are now evenly distributed across the state. Time and again I hear of some towns in the hinterland that seem to have no economic activity and are slowly turning into ghost towns.

Most prosperous cities in Upstate NY: 6 Onondaga County Cities Make 2018 Rankings

It is one thing to know which cities and communities have the highest total income in Upstate New York, but a new rankings goes even further by using 12 different criteria, from educational and professional to house value and income, to identify the wealthiest places in the area. Six cities in Onondaga County have reached the rank.

Have a look at the cities and some of the stats that make them the wealthiest places in the area. Buffalo Business First's 2018 Upstate Money Guide, which gives 861 cities in Upstate New York a wealth rating.

Prosperity value is calculated on the basis of 12 points gathered by the U.S. Census Bureau's 2016 American Community Survey. For full method ologies and detail see Buffalo Business First.

New York's impoverished places: New Rankings for 4 NY municipalities

Towns and municipalities throughout Upstate NY suffer from the impact of extreme levels of deprivation, and a new rankings of the 50 worst off municipalities in the county include three places in Central NY. Latest figures from the 2016 U.S. Federal Census show us the average domestic incomes for each municipality in America.

Upstate NY's average earning places vary from some of the biggest cities in the area to small country villages you may never have known. Percentage earnings divide all medium-earnings. There are three cities in CENTER NY that have created the new rankings below, from the least to the most poorn.

For the full rankings of the impoverished places in Upstate NY, which include the municipalities of Oneida, Chenango and Wayne Counties, and beyond, click on the following links.

Recent FBI criminal reports include break-ins for cities and towns across Upstate New York and give insight into areas suffering from higher levels of criminality than others.

Recent FBI criminal reports include break-ins for cities and towns across Upstate New York and give insight into areas suffering from higher levels of criminality than others. Latest available 2016 figures include the overall number of robberies and offences per community and perpetrator. It classifies the 30 cities with the most break-ins and cities with more than 5,000 inhabitants using a standards for the number of break-ins per 100,000 persons on the basis of the most recent FBI figures (2016).

Cities with less than 5,000 inhabitants were not included in this rankings in order to remove any outlier. There are other central New York cities on the list: The other 33 cities on the NYup.com roster, which includes Buffalo, Rochester, Utica, Watertown and more, and their criminal records, can be found at the bottom of the full NYup.com rankings.

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