Moving to New York

Written by Alyssa Howard,

Get into an Empire State of mind. New York brims with outstanding opportunities to experience a world-class city, scenic coastlines, rural landscapes and more than 70,000 miles of rivers and streams. Fun trips for the family include Niagara Falls, the Statue of Liberty, Baseball Hall of Fame and New York City's Wall Street, Times Square and the Broadway Theater District.

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New York Compared to USA Averages
USA New York
Population: 311,591,917 19,254,630
Home Ownership Rate: 66.6% 55.2%
High School Graduates: 85.0% 84.4%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 27.9% 32.1%
Persons Per Household: 2.59 2.59
Persons Per Square Mile: 87.4 411.2
Average Commute (min.): 25.2 31.3
Average Home Price: $188,400 $303,900
Median Household Income: $51,914 $55,603
Persons Below Poverty Level: 13.8% 14.2%
Features of Car Insurance Requirements*: 25/50/10

* Car Insurance Requirements: The first number is bodily injury liability limit per person, the second is bodily injury liability per accident, and the third is total coverage for property damage.


Key Facts About New York
State Capital: Albany
Top 5 Cities: New York
Major Newspapers: New York Daily News
New York Post
New York Sun
New York Times
Major Sports Teams: MLB: New York Mets, New York Yankees
NFL:Buffalo Bills NBA: New York Knicks
NHL: New York Islanders, New York Rangers, Buffalo Sabres

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