Amawalk is a very small town located in the state of New York. With a population of 3,005 people and just one neighborhood, Amawalk is the 470th largest community in New York.
Real Estate Prices
Amawalk home prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, but Amawalk real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Amawalk is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 91.23% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Amawalk is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Amawalk who work in management occupations (20.34%), sales jobs (18.23%) and office and administrative support (10.52%).
Also of interest is that Amawalk has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Amawalk 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.
Overall, Amawalk’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
One downside of living in Amawalk, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 34.92 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.
Despite being a small town, Amawalk has a lot of people using the train to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the train are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.