According to the FBI, and the most recent crime data there are 9 towns in upstate New York that make the most dangerous list. Each city or town is listed with its crime score, population, total violent and property crimes, total murders and burglaries and its ranking on last year's list.

Look before you move could save you a lot of time and money.

#9 Village of Johnson City - Broome County

Crime score: 1376
Violent Crimes:74
Murders: 0
Property crimes: 715
Population: 14,699
Previous year: #2

#8 Albany - Albany County

Crime score: 1390
Violent Crimes: 848
Murders: 2
Property crimes: 3461
Population: 98617
Previous year: #13

#7 Watertown - Jefferson County

Crime score: 1416
Violent Crimes: 181
Murders: 1
Property crimes: 1171
Population: 26,765
Previous year: #9

#6 Binghamton - Broome County

Crime score: 1422
Violent Crimes:353
Murders: 4
Property crimes: 1844
Burglaries: 436
Population: 45,780
Previous year: #8

#5 Rochester  - Monroe County

Crime score: 1449
Violent Crimes: 7812
Murders: 43
Property crimes: 7812
Burglaries: 1475
Population: 209,643
Previous year: #6

#4 Village of Herkimer - Herkimer County

Crime score: 1463
Violent Crimes: 54
Murders: 0
Property crimes: 331
Burglaries: 29
Population: 7478
Previous year: #7

#3 Buffalo - Erie County

Crime score: 1711
Violent Crimes: 2857
Murders: 44
Property crimes: 10,599
Burglaries: 2631
Population: 257,446
Previous year: 3

#2 Newburgh - Orange County

Crime score: 1773
Violent Crimes: 403
Murders: 6
Property crimes: 885
Burglaries: 206
Population: 28,171
Previous year: 4

#1 Niagara Falls - Niagara County

Crime score:1916
Violent Crimes: 565
Murders: 3
Property crimes: 2402
Burglaries: 551
Population: 48,675
Previous year: #1

So, before you run off willy-nilly and move to one of these towns you might want to check this list of towns and how they stack up according to the FBI.