When it comes to a county to live in inside New York State, Oneida County certainly has its perks. So do these 9 towns worth living in.

While Oneida County may not have the highest population in New York, it does have plenty of places people love to call home. This county has a population of around 230,000, which might not be the biggest in size in the Empire State, but perhaps that is one of the reasons people love it here.

What Oneida County has is something the surrounding counties have too, good values. Those values surely play a major role in why there are so many great towns. But that isn't exactly how Niche compiled their list to find the top 9 places to live. Instead, they looked at statistics and crunched data on crime rate, school systems, cost of living, job opportunities, and then some.

What Towns Do Those Factors Make You Think Of?

How about Utica or Rome, might not make you think of those cities, right? Well, going on pure statistics, one of those cities actually made its way onto the list. Scroll down to find out which one. The bigger areas have a good shot at making the list due to having better job opportunities and also amenities.

Are there statistically better places to live in New York State? Sure. Do those places have more to offer in the way of amenities and job opportunities, yeah, they do. None of that matters because no list can ever pinpoint down one thing, what it means to live in Central New York.

The 9 Best Places To Live In Oneida County

One city on the list certainly might make you scratch your head. But factors like crime rate, school systems, cost of living, job opportunities, and then some. Amenities are another big portion of how these towns and cities were chosen, which definitely helps pave the way for some of the bigger areas. Let's get into the list.

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Just saying the names of these towns immediately conjures up images of grand mansions, luxury cars, and ritzy restaurants. Read on to see which town in your home state took the title of the richest location and which place had the highest median income in the country. Who knows—your hometown might even be on this list.

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Every beach town has its share of pluses and minuses, which got us thinking about what makes a beach town the best one to live in. To find out, Stacker consulted data from WalletHub, released June 17, 2020, that compares U.S. beach towns. Ratings are based on six categories: affordability, weather, safety, economy, education and health, and quality of life. The cities ranged in population from 10,000 to 150,000, but they had to have at least one local beach listed on TripAdvisor. Read the full methodology here. From those rankings, we selected the top 50. Readers who live in California and Florida will be unsurprised to learn that many of towns featured here are in one of those two states.

Keep reading to see if your favorite beach town made the cut.

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Stacker used data from the 2020 County Health Rankings to rank every state's average life expectancy from lowest to highest. The 2020 County Health Rankings values were calculated using mortality counts from the 2016-2018 National Center for Health Statistics. The U.S. Census 2019 American Community Survey and America's Health Rankings Senior Report 2019 data were also used to provide demographics on the senior population of each state and the state's rank on senior health care, respectively.

Read on to learn the average life expectancy in each state.

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