For Immediate Release
July 12, 2010
CLARKSTOWN RANKED 41 IN MONEY
MAGAZINE’S TOP 100 BEST PLACES TO LIVE
(New City, NY) - The most recent
report released by Money Magazine again ranked Clarkstown on the 100 Best
Places to Live list. Clarkstown, with approximately 83,000 residents, was
ranked number 41 out of 100 with only four other New York cities placing.
Clarkstown was previously ranked number 71 in 2008.
Money Magazine created the list
using statistics from data provider OnBoard Informatics.
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, health care, and diversity.
“We are so proud of this
wonderful honor,” said Supervisor Alex Gromack. “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,” said
Supervisor Gromack. “By working together we have built a community where families
flourish and where people and ideas come together in a constructive
Clarkstown has also consistently
been rated among the top six ‘safest’ communities in the United States (CQ
The full list of Money Magazine
Best Places to Live 2010 can be viewed on cnnmoney.com.
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