Money's list of America's best small towns


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Top 100
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Rank City Population
  Albany 94,200
  Amherst 116,100
  Amityville 9,300
  Arlington 12,700
  Babylon 12,300
  Baldwin 23,300
  Bay Shore 23,900
  Bayport 8,800
  Bellmore 16,000
  Bethpage 16,500
  Bohemia 10,200
  Brighton 35,300
  Buffalo 272,600
  Canandaigua 11,200
  Centereach 29,300
  Commack 37,100
  Coram 40,600
  Corning 10,300
  Deer Park 29,100
  Depew 15,400
  Dobbs Ferry 11,200
  East Islip 14,300
  East Massapequa 19,200
  East Meadow 37,400
  East Northport 21,800
  East Patchogue 21,800
  East Rockaway 10,000
  Eastchester 18,800
  Elwood 11,200
  Endwell 11,000
  Fairmount 10,200
  Farmingdale 8,600
  Farmingville 17,100
  Floral Park 15,300
  Franklin Square 28,000
  Freeport 42,400
  Glen Cove 26,100
  Great Neck 9,600
  Greenburgh 90,200
  Greenlawn 13,500
  Hampton Bays 12,900
  Harrison 26,500
  Hauppauge 21,600
  Hicksville 40,400
  Holbrook 29,900
  Holtsville 18,500
  Huntington 18,800
  Huntington Station 30,000
  Inwood 9,000
  Irondequoit 49,800
  Islip 21,900
  Jefferson Valley-Yorktown 14,900
  Kenmore 15,100
  Kings Park 16,500
  Lake Grove 10,500
  Lake Ronkonkoma 20,400
  Lindenhurst 27,500
  Long Beach 34,600
  Lynbrook 19,200
  Malverne 8,600
  Mamaroneck 18,500
  Massapequa 22,100
  Massapequa Park 16,800
  Medford 23,800
  Melville 17,700
  Merrick 22,300
  Middle Island 10,900
  Miller Place 14,200
  Mineola 18,500
  Mount Kisco 10,400
  Mount Sinai 9,400
  Nanuet 17,700
  Nesconset 13,200
  New Cassel 13,600
  New City 34,300
  New Hyde Park 9,300
  New York 8,274,500
  North Babylon 18,200
  North Bellmore 19,700
  North Bellport 9,600
  North Hempstead 222,200
  North Lindenhurst 12,000
  North Massapequa 19,000
  North Merrick 11,700
  North New Hyde Park 14,300
  North Valley Stream 15,000
  North Wantagh 11,800
  Oakdale 9,300
  Oceanside 32,000
  Oneida 10,800
  Ossining 23,900
  Patchogue 11,700
  Pearl River 15,400
  Plainedge 9,300
  Plainview 26,300
  Ramapo 114,000
  Rochester 206,800
  Rocky Point 10,200
  Ronkonkoma 21,100
  Rotterdam 21,000
  Salisbury 12,200
  Saratoga Springs 28,800
  Sayville 17,700
  Scotchtown 9,400
  Seaford 15,300
  Setauket-East Setauket 16,900
  Sleepy Hollow 10,200
  Smithtown 27,800
  South Farmingdale 14,700
  South Huntington 9,600
  Stony Brook 14,000
  Stony Point 11,900
  Suffern 11,000
  Syosset 17,800
  Syracuse 139,100
  Tarrytown 11,400
  Terryville 12,700
  Valley Cottage 9,100
  Valley Stream 34,800
  Wantagh 18,600
  West Hempstead 18,300
  West Islip 29,300
  Westbury 14,400
  Yonkers 199,200
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