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  1. #1 Best Counties to Live in New York.

    Nassau County

    County in New York,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Nassau county is very diverse overall. I've lived here almost all my life with a span of about 2 decades. The real-estate market is extremely high right now during the covid-19 pandemic and many,....

    Read 17 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 1,355,683,

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  2. #2 Best Counties to Live in New York.

    Tompkins County

    County in New York,

    7 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Niche User says So the things I want to this county to changed the stores like make more big toys stores only for ages and up and more toys for growned peoples and also make best gaming stores and game shops and the....

    Read 7 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 102,237,

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  3. #3 Best Counties to Live in New York.

    Westchester County

    County in New York,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Westchester County is the place to be! I have lived here all my life and there are a countless amount of things to do. Whether you and your friends want to go to the city for a night out or simply....

    Read 90 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 968,738,

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  4. #4 Best Counties to Live in New York.

    Saratoga County

    County in New York,

    17 Niche users give it an average review of 4.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I have lived in different areas of Saratoga county for the past 11 years. It's beautiful here. Horse country. A place full of culture. Down town Saratoga Springs has beautiful parks, ballets, plays,....

    Read 17 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 229,313,

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  5. #5 Best Counties to Live in New York.

    Albany County

    County in New York,

    75 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Works Here says Lots of events and outdoor activity. Great restaurants with lots of outdoor seating, activities, concerts, rallies, farmers markets, shopping, fitness groups and nature trails. When it comes to....

    Read 75 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 306,165,

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  6. #6 Best Counties to Live in New York.

    Monroe County

    County in New York,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Monroe County contains a relatively wide range of towns, ranging from Pittsford to Greece to Honeoye Falls. These towns allow for a mix of more rural land to more urban living towards the city of....

    Read 11 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 743,084,

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  7. #7 Best Counties to Live in New York.

    Erie County

    County in New York,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says My experience has been nothing-but-the-best living in this area. I grew up in this area for the majority of my childhood. The safe environment provided me with the room to explore and play as a....

    Read 69 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 918,873,

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  8. #8 Best Counties to Live in New York.

    Onondaga County

    County in New York,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Onondaga County is an amazing place to live. The public schools are amazing and the support throughout the county is spectacular. Residents are always finding ways to volunteer and help each other..

    Read 4 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 461,591,

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  9. #9 Best Counties to Live in New York.

    Ontario County

    County in New York,

    4 Niche users give it an average review of 3.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Niche User says There is hardly ever any violent crime. There is, on occasion, drug-related crimes, but more in the larger towns or cities around where I live. The police in our town are pretty good at keeping....

    Read 4 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 109,774,

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  10. #10 Best Counties to Live in New York.

    Dutchess County

    County in New York,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Beautiful scenery is offered and every season can be enjoyed. Many lakes and rivers provide wonderful boating and fishing opportunities in the summer. There are many mountains and hiking trails to....

    Read 6 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Population: 293,524,

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  11. #11 Best Counties to Live in New York.

    Suffolk County

    County in New York,

    39 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I grew up on Long Island in New York and couldn't imagine living anywhere else. Everything and anything a person needs/wants is right here on the island! I believe that Long Island is one of the most....

    Read 39 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Population: 1,481,364,

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  12. #12 Best Counties to Live in New York.

    Rockland County

    County in New York,

    23 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I love living in Rockland Country!It’s close to the city, but feels worlds away in the country!It has a home town feel, but you don’t know everyone in it. A smile goes a long way..

    Read 23 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Population: 325,213,

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  13. #13 Best Counties to Live in New York.

    Putnam County

    County in New York,

    4 Niche users give it an average review of 3.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I love Putnam County. The location of this county in regards to New York City is amazing. You are close enough that you could decide to hop on the train and be there in 1 hour, but far enough that....

    Read 4 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Population: 98,714,

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  14. #14 Best Counties to Live in New York.

    Schenectady County

    County in New York,

    37 Niche users give it an average review of 3.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Schenectady has its great and not so great areas as any other city provides to its people. With that being said, it has a plethora of places to dine and feast. There are many family owned businesses....

    Read 37 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Population: 155,086,

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  15. #15 Best Counties to Live in New York.

    Broome County

    County in New York,

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Population: 192,042,

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  16. #16 Best Counties to Live in New York.

    Rensselaer County

    County in New York,

    6 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I LOVE Rensselaer County! So much diversity and acceptance of all religions, races and genders. Been my home for 12 years, never want to leave! The people here are so nice and I just love everything....

    Read 6 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Population: 159,013,

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  17. #17 Best Counties to Live in New York.

    Orange County

    County in New York,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I love this area their is many dining and shopping stores locally. I have had a great experience with the Pine Bush School District the teachers are very loving and caring towards their students. The....

    Read 8 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Population: 382,077,

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  18. #18 Best Counties to Live in New York.

    Niagara County

    County in New York,

    8 Niche users give it an average review of 3.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I've lived in Niagara County my entire life! There is so much to see and do, no only in Niagara, but in the surrounding Western New York and Ontario Province Canada.The weather is great as we get a....

    Read 8 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Population: 210,145,

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  19. #19 Best Counties to Live in New York.

    Oneida County

    County in New York,

    4 Niche users give it an average review of 3.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Former Resident says I grew up in a small town within Oneida County. I had an amazing experience growing up there until I went off to college. The smaller sized school district and safe feeling of a close community....

    Read 4 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Population: 229,074,

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  20. #20 Best Counties to Live in New York.

    Ulster County

    County in New York,

    2 Niche users give it an average review of 3.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says The area is nice and people are friendly. The culture here is very welcoming. With a lot of events that occur all over, that celebrates everything..

    Read 2 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Population: 178,371,

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  21. #21 Best Counties to Live in New York.

    Steuben County

    County in New York,

    1 Niche users give it an average review of 5 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Ive lived in Steuben County for 18 years (my whole entire life). Steuben offers many commodities that can be used by the public such as parks, pools, museums, and many other things..

    Read 1 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Population: 95,843,

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  22. #22 Best Counties to Live in New York.

    Livingston County

    County in New York,

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

    Featured Review: Current Resident says It's a great county, plenty of things to do and places to go. There are malls, community colleges, and universities. More of a country person? Lots of country to explore. More of a city person? Go....

    Read 1 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Population: 63,218,

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  23. #23 Best Counties to Live in New York.

    Cortland County

    County in New York,

    11 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says The County is wonderful place to raise a family! Went to college here and never left. 25 years later, still love it here..

    Read 11 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Population: 47,618,

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  24. #24 Best Counties to Live in New York.

    Columbia County

    County in New York,

    2 Niche users give it an average review of 3 stars.

    Read 2 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Population: 60,016,

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  25. #25 Best Counties to Live in New York.

    Otsego County

    County in New York,

    8 Niche users give it an average review of 3.3 stars.

    Read 8 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Population: 59,593,

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