Mattituck is a very small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of New York. With a population of 4,219 people and just one neighborhood, Mattituck is the 365th largest community in New York.
Real Estate Prices
Mattituck home prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, but Mattituck real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Mattituck is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Mattituck is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Mattituck who work in office and administrative support (12.83%), healthcare (10.49%) and management occupations (9.03%).
Of important note, Mattituck is also a town of artists. Mattituck has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Mattituck’s character.
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Mattituck is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.
Mattituck is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Mattituck’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One of the nice things about Mattituck is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.