Review of Utica, New York


Great opportunities if you have a degree
Star Rating - 1/2/2019
I grew up in Utica and it is a great place to live and raise a family. There is a high immigrant population which has helped grow the city and make it very cultural. The food is very amazing and cheap and there is a wide variety of cultural food to choose from. The education system is also great and convenient. There are 3 local colleges that are inexpensive and close by. The cost of housing is cheap, but utilities and taxes are high. There aren't a lot of educated people, so there is crime and impoverished areas. If you do have a degree and manage to find a good job, you can live lavishly here. The weather is very cold and snowy most of the year. There are plenty of cheap ski resorts, and there are many lakes and beaches for the summer. It is very community oriented and a relaxed slow paced place to live
Armin | Utica, NY
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