Where to live in upstate NY?

I am looking to get an Entry level IT position in NYC seeing as it is now the number one spot to do that, but I do not want to live in the city.

My father is an Italian from NY and says to live in Upstate but I can't figure out where I want to live.

I am 50% Italian, 25% Irish and somewhere between 10-15% german.

I am also an ENTJ.

I would like a low crime rate, and can not be defined by politics but I tend to be a little more to the left. I am also looking to start dating and maybe start a family in 5 years when I turn 30.

Ask me any questions you may need.
Asked Jan 24, 2014
Edited Jan 24, 2014

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