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2022 Best Cities to Live in the New York City Area

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  1. #52 Best Cities to Live in America.

    New York City

    City in New York,

    1596 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says New York City occupies a special place in the American consciousness as the tumultuous seat of our financial markets and the buzzing capital of our culture. New York is celebrated for its wealth of....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 8,379,552,

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  2. #81 Best Cities to Live in America.

    Jersey City

    City in New Jersey,

    294 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says This city is exceptionally known for its diversity. There's a variety of different restaurants, places, cultures, and people. It is essentially NYC. Speaking of which, it's very close to NYC. It's a....

    Read 294 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Population: 262,652,

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  3. #91 Best Cities to Live in America.

    Stamford

    City in Connecticut,

    198 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says What I like about Stamford is simply the kind of lifestyle there is and how big it is. One place to compare it to is NY CITY because of the amount of things to do there. You can "Go Cart", Ice....

    Read 198 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Population: 130,057,

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  4. Bridgeport

    City in Connecticut,

    467 Niche users give it an average review of 3.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Works Here says My experience has only been on the University of Bridgeport campus and it is a safe and pretty area! Outside of the campus, it can be a little dangerous but the school security system is very on top....

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    Overall Niche Grade: C,

    Population: 145,014,

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  5. Newark

    City in New Jersey,

    362 Niche users give it an average review of 3.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says So much culture and character! A lot of diversity! I can learn about different religions, foods, dances, and traditions here. Everyone has passion and drive!.

    Read 362 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C minus,

    Population: 281,917,

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