Airmont, NY
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Airmont is a somewhat small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 8,891 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Airmont is the 207th largest community in New York.

Airmont home prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, but Airmont real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Airmont is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 88.49% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Airmont is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Airmont who work in office and administrative support (16.83%), management occupations (13.78%), and teaching (12.34%).

Also of interest is that Airmont has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Because of many things, Airmont 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, Airmont really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Airmont 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.

In Airmont, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.32 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.

Despite being a small village, Airmont has a lot of people using the bus to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the bus are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.

The citizens of Airmont are among the most well-educated in the nation: 44.66% of adults in Airmont have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Airmont in 2010 was $35,225, 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 $140,900 for a family of four. However, Airmont contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Airmont home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Airmont residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Airmont include Irish, German, Polish, and Russian.

In addition, Airmont has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (16.73%).

The most common language spoken in Airmont is English. Other important languages spoken here include Yiddish and Spanish.