It is always nice to find yourself on a "Best Of" list and the residents of one local town are celebrating today.

Niche.com put out their rankings of the best towns/cities in New York State to live in and one local town made the Top 10.

WHAT ARE NICHE.COM'S BEST OF LISTS?

Every year, Niche.com put out studies and surveys to rank towns and cities all across the country. From the best places to live to the best places to raise a family. They collect the data and put together their rankings. Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and insights from experts.

HOW DID NICHE.COM RANK THE BEST PLACES TO LIVE?

Niche.com asked residents of each town to rank their town based on several different categories. These included Crime, Weather, Nightlife, diversity, and Public Schools. Each category got a letter grade from A+ to F- and then all the grades were put together for an overall Average.

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WHERE IS THE BEST PLACE TO LIVE IN NEW YORK?

Based on the latest rankings for Niche.com, the best place to live in all of New York State is Great Neck Gardens. It was rated as the #1 place to live in New York.

WHAT WESTERN NEW YORK TOWN LANDED IN THE TOP 10?

When all the ranking and grading were done, one local town here in Western New York came in the Top 10 places to live in New York State. This town got A+ grades in several categories including Public schools, Good for Families, and Fitness and Health.

Coming in at #8 on the Top 10 places to live in New York State was Williamsville, New York.

Williamsville was also ranked as the best place to live in Western New York and the 6th best place to buy a home in New York State.

For a list of all the towns on the "Best Place To Live In New York" list, click HERE.

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