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 976 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 90.86% 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 (20.57%), office and administrative support (18.57%) and management occupations (18.29%).
A relatively large number of people in Quogue telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 9.01% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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 a major vacation destination. Much of the village’s population is seasonal: many people own second homes and only live there part-time, during the vacation season. The effect on the local economy is that many of the businesses are dependent on tourist dollars, and may operate only during the high season. As the vacation season ends, Quogue’s population drops significantly, such that year-round residents will notice that the city is a much quieter place to live.
Because of many things, Quogue 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, Quogue really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Quogue 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.
Quogue 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.
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.