Let's face it, it's expensive to live in New York. But it's still one of the best places to live in the US. The folks over at movoto.com have ranked the top 10 cities and towns to live in New York state.

Here are the factors that were used to determine the list:

  • Total amenities
  • Quality of life (cost of living, median home price, median rent, median household income, and student to teacher ratio)
  • Total crimes
  • Tax rates (sales tax and income tax)
  • Unemployment
  • Commute time
  • Weather (temperature and air quality)
  • 1

    Town of Mamaroneck

  • 2

    Village of Tarrytown

  • 3

    City of White Plains

  • 4

    Village of Mount Kisco

  • 5

    Town of Scarsdale

  • 6

    Town of Harrison

  • 7

    Village of Dobbs Ferry

  • 8

    Village of Ossining

  • 9

    City of Rye

  • 10

    City of Saratoga Springs