Quogue is a tiny coastal village (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of New York. With a population of 979 people and just one neighborhood, Quogue is the 736th largest community in New York.
Real Estate Prices
Quogue home prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, but Quogue real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Quogue is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 88.45% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Quogue is a village of sales and office workers, managers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Quogue who work in sales jobs (29.58%), management occupations (16.34%) and office and administrative support (13.80%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 10.12% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
Another notable thing is that Quogue is an extremely popular destination for tourists and seasonal residents. So much of the population is seasonal such that the village’s population swells significantly during the vacation season, and drops again when the season ends. Because of this, much of the local economy is centered around tourism; some businesses may be operated only during the high season. During the low season, year-round residents will notice that the city is a substantially quieter place to live.
The village is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Quogue has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Quogue a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One of the nice things about Quogue 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.
Even though Quogue is a smaller village, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the train for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.