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 4,276 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, Mattituck isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Mattituck are a mix 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 people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.
Because of many things, Mattituck is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Mattituck really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Mattituck perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Mattituck is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.