Albertson is a somewhat small town located in the state of New York. With a population of 5,220 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Albertson is the 314th largest community in New York.
Albertson home prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, but Albertson real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Also of interest is that Albertson has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
In addition, Albertson is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.
Albertson is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Albertson’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
In Albertson, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 35.77 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.
Even though Albertson is a smaller town, 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.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Albertson, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Albertson is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 58.90% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Albertson in 2018 was $57,337, which is wealthy relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $229,348 for a family of four.
Albertson is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Albertson home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Albertson residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Albertson include Italian, Irish, German, Yugoslavian, and English.
Albertson also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 32.28%.
The most common language spoken in Albertson is English. Other important languages spoken here include Langs. of India and Chinese.