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Best Places To Live In Ithaca, NY

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  • Ithaca, NY
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 30,625
  • I have lived in the area for thirty years. Rarely is there a week of sun. When everyone else is basking in it we are trying to remember what it feels like. Diverse young veggie, organic, vegan, gluten
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score78
  • Cayuga Heights, NY
  • 1.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,799
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  • Northeast Ithaca, NY
  • 2.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,882
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  • East Ithaca, NY
  • 2.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,514
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  • Dryden, NY
  • 10.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,969
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  • Trumansburg, NY
  • 10.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,574
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  • Horseheads, NY
  • 25.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,608
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  • Horseheads North, NY
  • 23 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,581
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  • Watkins Glen, NY
  • 19.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,970
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  • Forest Home, NY
  • 1.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 556
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  • Munsons Corners, NY
  • 17.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,667
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  • Northwest Ithaca, NY
  • 2.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,092
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  • Homer, NY
  • 21 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,210
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  • Lansing, NY
  • 3.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,637
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  • Cortland West, NY
  • 17.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,247
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  • Virgil, NY
  • 16.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 367
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  • Newark Valley, NY
  • 22.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,167
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  • Moravia, NY
  • 19 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,540
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  • Breesport, NY
  • 21.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 745
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  • Montour Falls, NY
  • 18.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,771
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  • South Hill, NY
  • 2.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,577
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  • Groton, NY
  • 12.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,495
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  • Spencer, NY
  • 15.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 839
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  • Burdett, NY
  • 17.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 400
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  • Newfield Hamlet, NY
  • 7.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 759
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  • Ovid, NY
  • 22.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 646
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  • Cortland, NY
  • 19.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 19,018
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  • Odessa, NY
  • 16.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 636
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  • Blodgett Mills, NY
  • 20.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 335
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  • Interlaken, NY
  • 16.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 678
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  • Lodi, NY
  • 20 miles away (City)
  • Population: 363
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  • Pine Valley, NY
  • 23 miles away (City)
  • Population: 797
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  • Millport, NY
  • 20.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 490
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  • Candor, NY
  • 17.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 729
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  • Erin, NY
  • 19.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 367
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  • Freeville, NY
  • 9.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 425
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  • Van Etten, NY
  • 17.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 713

Listed above are the best places to live in Ithaca, NY for 2018. The list of best places is compiled using the AreaVibes Livability Score which is calculated from a score out of 100 and based on various categories. These categories include: amenities, cost of living, crime rates, education, employment, housing and weather. Displayed first is the matching location - Ithaca, NY, followed by the best places to live near Ithaca, NY, sorted by Livability Score.

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