Albany scores are not bad, in the latest U.S. News and World Report "Best Places to Live" survey.
The region comes in 39th out of 125 metro areas.
According to the survey we're "reasonably" affordable here.
Crime here is lower than average, commuting times are less, and housing costs here are lower.
We do better than other cities in New York, at least.
Syracuse is ranked 48th.
New York City 96th.
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