New research has determined the worst places in New York State to live.

WalletHub reached out to Hudson Valley Post after releasing its findings for the best and worst small cities to live in.

The personal finance website released the study because nearly 33 percent of Americans say they prefer to live in a suburban area.

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"To help Americans put down roots in places offering good quality of life and affordability, WalletHub compared more than 1,300 U.S. cities with populations between 25,000 and 100,000 across 45 key indicators of livability. They range from housing costs and school-system quality to restaurants per capita and the crime rate," WalletHub states.

The come up with its final score WalletHub looked into a number of factors including affordability, education health and quality of life.

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