Review of Binghamton, New York

Take heed....
Star Rating - 9/17/2015
...DO NOT move over here...this "City" is like a roach motel, once you get in, you can't get out. The job market is absolutely horrendous to say the least (unless you plan on starting a career at the Weis supermarket, McDonald's or as an absurdly underpaid Java developer). The crime rate is MUCH higher than what Sperling claims. Stabbings or slashing at the club, roberry, burglary, drugs, you name it, it's out there and all packed into 11.16 miles of Binghamton's glory. Almost every park or neighborhood that you visit will have a touch of "ghetto". I moved here from NYC (BIG MISTAKE) to be with family, and for the first time in my life I felt compelled to (legally) purchase a gun to protect my family at home. I am desperately looking to get my wife and kids out of this dump. I feel sorry for the kids growing up in this dilapidated community, I know I'll be getting mine out of here that's for sure.

Mike | Binghamton, NY | Send Message
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In fairness, if you are still developing stuff for Java, you really shouldn't expect a high salary. Why not also take up BASIC or FORTRAN.
John | Binghamton, NY | Send Message
- 1/22/2018
hick town, trashy people
Where to start? Highest taxes outside of New York city, astronomical rents and what do you...
Hannes | Binghamton, NY | No Replies

- 8/18/2017
Unfortunately after 7 months of research I found out why Binghamton is the second highest ...
AnnMarie | Binghamton, NY | No Replies

- 3/18/2015
Binghamton, NY in a nutshell
I have lived here in Binghamton, NY for 32 years. It was bad when I was a child and has g...
Brendon | Endicott, NY | No Replies

- 12/14/2014
crime rate is over triple what Sterling claims
IT really is crazy...every one of the crime rates listed for Binghamton is about 1/3 of wh...
John | Binghamton, NY | No Replies

- 12/14/2014
I am not sure where you are getting your numbers to yield "low crime rate: for Binghamton,...
John | Binghamton, NY | No Replies

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