Speonk 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 3,424 people and just one neighborhood, Speonk is the 431st largest community in New York.
Real Estate Prices
Speonk home prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, but Speonk real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Speonk isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Speonk are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Speonk is a town of professionals, service providers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Speonk who work in management occupations (9.62%), sales jobs (7.53%) and teaching (7.39%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Another notable thing is that Speonk is a major vacation destination. Much of the town’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, Speonk’s population drops significantly, such that year-round residents will notice that the city is a much quieter place to live.
Speonk 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.