CLARKSTOWN RANKED IN MONEY
MAGAZINE’S TOP 100 BEST PLACES TO LIVE
(July 17, 2008) – The most recent
report released by Money Magazine ranked Clarkstown on the 100 Best Places to
Live list. Clarkstown, with
approximately 83,000 residents, was ranked number 71 out of 100 with only three
other New York cities placing.
Money Magazine created the list
using statistics from data provider OnBoard
and consultant Bert Sperling of BestPlaces.net. The list includes cities that have
populations of 50,000 to 300,000 and ranked based on job growth, income
increases, cost of living, housing affordability, school quality, arts and
leisure options, safety, medical care, diversity and taxes.
Supervisor Gromack said, “We are
so proud of this wonderful honor.
Clarkstown has various recreational and social opportunities for
children and families, excellent schools, an active 'Open Space' program, and a
host of community and civic organizations that work to keep our town one of the
best places to live.”
“I am also proud of the
cooperation that exists between our residents and our town government. By working together we have built a community
where families flourish and where people and ideas come together in a
constructive partnership,” said Gromack.
Clarkstown has also consistently
been rated among the top five ‘safest’ communities in the United States and in
the last two years was rated second ‘safest’ (CQ Press).
The full list of Money Magazine
Best Places to Live 2008 can be viewed on cnnmoney.com.
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