We are confident that locating or expanding in Broome County will not only provide business success, but help you achieve the ideal work-life balance. You’ll find quality education, affordable homes, and abundant arts and recreation opportunities. That’s why so many are choosing Broome.

Why Live In Broome County


The commute

The average commuting time is 20 minutes or less, which can take you from one of our quaint rural towns to the center of Downtown Binghamton


The Crossroads

With major highway systems intersecting in Binghamton, the area has become known as the crossroads of the Southern Tier

The Cuisine

Broome County cuisine offers a great variety, from upscale, international, breweries, casual, hearty, or just a really good burger joint…we got it all


Top Ranked Schools

Our K-12 system includes top ranked schools in New York and the United States


Industry Leaders

Broome County is the leader in several industry sectors; including Construction & Skilled Trades, Health Care, Education, Information Tech, Advanced Manufacturing, and Transportation & Distribution.

Cost of Living Analysis

Binghamton NYC NYS National Avg
Rent 72 134 N/A 100
Housing 56 236 149 100
Transportation 109 149 111 100
Groceries 105 128 105 100
Commute 18 mins N/A N/A 100
Utilities 79 127 118 100
Healthcare 100 115 99 100
Goods & Services 100 148 110 100
Total 86 167 120 100

Quick Facts

Estimates based on the US Census


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Meet the Locals