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Posted on: June 27, 2019

Plattsburgh Ranked in Top 20 Cities to Live in NY

Plattsburgh was ranked the number sixteen city to live in New York State, according to 2019 rankings recently released by the For the report, over 2,500 cities were examined and then given rankings on a per-state basis. Rankings were established using the following 5 factors: employment, housing, quality of life, education, and health. Plattsburgh joins other up-and-coming North Country cities such as Saratoga Springs at No. 14. and Watertown at No. 24.

The full ranking of the top 100 cities in NY to love in can be found at the following website:

Mayor Read stated “This ranking reinforces what we already know. The City of Plattsburgh is one of the best places in New York to live, work , and play. We are a great option for Millennials to start their careers,  a place to raise your family, for entrepreneurs looking to start their business, or for a place to retire. We are doing our best to lower property taxes, expand places to live, enhance our waterfront access, and revitalize our downtown. This helps put us on the map, and once people come and spend some time in Plattsburgh, they won’t want to leave ”

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