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Frequently Asked Questions

This is a hotly debated question. In the general sense, Upstate NY is the area north of the New York City metropolitan area. But in our world, Upstate NY is Oneida and Herkimer counties and the immediate outlying areas. We’re owning it.

Quite simply, yes! But Upstaters embrace the snowy weather by participating in a number of winter activities. We even have slopes for skiing, sledding, and tubing within a few minutes! Invest in a good winter coat and boots!

If you plan to live and work in Utica, Rome, or Herkimer, public buses run throughout the day. Upstate is so expansive that having a car is very helpful to run errands, go shopping, or just exploring the area!

Yes! Oneida & Herkimer Counties both received an A+ when it comes to crime. In fact, all of our neighboring counties also received A+ scores from CrimeGrade.com. Upstate NY is very safe, but of course you should still use common sense precautions like locking your cars and houses

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