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Active and healthy lifestyle - New York City residents live on average two years longer than the U.S. average, with a New Yorker’s life expectancy at 80.9 years in 2010. Take a stroll in Central Park, feel the mist of Niagara Falls, or explore the hilly towns, dense forests, towering waterfalls, and many gorges outside of the City.
Melting pot - Nearly half of New Yorkers speak something besides English at home, mostly Spanish, but also French Creole, Armenian, and Yiddish. New York City has the largest concentration of Jewish people anywhere outside of Tel Aviv, representing nearly 15 percent of the group’s worldwide population. Thanks to this melting pot of people, from Chinatown to Harlem, you have some of the best selection of food, concerts, theatre, art, opera, and dance in the world.
Getting in and getting out- With 3 international airports, overseas and domestic flights are very cheap and more accessible. And getting around town is quick and easy! No need to pay for expensive gas and car insurance: you can effortlessly navigate the city by using the sidewalks, 468 subways, taxies, or buses to get where you need to go.
Lights, camera, action! - New York is a major center for many industries and career fields, especially in fashion, media, and business. Many films, commercials, and TV shows are shot here, so don’t be surprised to bump into a famous celebrity at your local coffee shop! The World Cities Culture Report found that New York City has the highest concentration of theaters, a whopping 420, offering everything from comedy shows to ballets. With more than 700 art galleries, 380 nonprofit theater companies, 330 dance companies, 131 museums, 96 orchestras, 40 Broadway theaters, 15 major concert halls, 5 zoos, 5 botanical gardens, and one aquarium, you will never run out of things to discover in the City that Never Sleeps!
“If I can make it there, I'll make it anywhere” - At the end of 2013, New York State’s economy added 10,400 private sector jobs, raising the private sector job count an all-time high. New York City is the United States’ leading financial center, home to the New York Stock Exchange, and a hub for finance, insurance and real estate companies. New York is third highest producer of dairy products, the second largest apple producing state, and the only state that produces wollastonite, used in heat-resistant ceramics and as filler for paints.