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.
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. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.