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 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 (12.23%), teaching (11.90%) and management occupations (10.20%).
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 great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Mattituck a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Mattituck has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local 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.