When you think of the most dangerous places to live in New York State, you'd think New York City would top the list. You may be surprised to know it didn't even make the top 10. But Utica did.

An investigative blog from Movoto Real Estate about the most dangerous places to live found Buffalo at #1, Syracuse at #3 and Utica at #10.

The website goes into great detail on how they came up with the rankings for those on the list. Here are the top 10 most dangerous places to live in New York State according to Movoto.com

1. City of Buffalo
2. City of Rochester
3. City of Syracuse
4. City of Niagara Falls
5. City of Schenectady
6. City of Newburgh
7. Village of Johnson City
8. City of Binghamton
9. City of Albany
10. City of Utica

movoto.com