Real estate in popular Poughquag neighborhoods
Popular real estate near Poughquag, NY
Poughquag is a somewhat small town located in the state of New York. With a population of 8,305 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Poughquag is the 215th largest community in New York.
Housing costs in Poughquag are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in New York.
Unlike some towns, Poughquag isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Poughquag are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Poughquag is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Poughquag who work in office and administrative support (16.84%), management occupations (11.46%) and sales jobs (6.05%).
Also of interest is that Poughquag has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
In addition, Poughquag is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.
Because of many things, Poughquag 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, Poughquag really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Poughquag 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.
One downside of living in Poughquag, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 35.29 minutes every day commuting to work.
In terms of college education, Poughquag is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 32.55% of adults in Poughquag have a college degree.
The per capita income in Poughquag in 2010 was $32,676, which is upper middle income relative to New York, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $130,704 for a family of four.
The people who call Poughquag home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Poughquag residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Poughquag include Italian, Irish, German, English, Russian and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Poughquag is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||2,746|
|POUGHQUAG HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||92.28%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||7.72%|
|TYPE OF POUGHQUAG HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||83.18%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||5.56%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||6.18%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||2.47%|
|SIZE OF POUGHQUAG HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||4.66%|
|AGE OF POUGHQUAG HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||20.07%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||57.94%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||16.16%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||5.83%|
|POUGHQUAG REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$316,575|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||UNREPORTED|
|PEOPLE OF POUGHQUAG||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||5.56%|
|5 TO 17||22.88%|
|18 TO 24||7.06%|
|25 TO 34||7.61%|
|35 TO 54||35.12%|
|55 TO 64||11.86%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||9.91%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||93.61%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$88,817|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$32,676|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||4.55%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Education (21.05%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (9.59%)
Public Service (6.11%)
Information Technology (3.23%)
Real estate (2.54%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||2.45%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.20%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.52%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||1.82%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||5.83%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Italian (28.69%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (89.61%)
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Poughquag, NY zip codes