Armonk is a very small town located in the state of New York. With a population of 4,469 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Armonk is the 360th largest community in New York.
Armonk home prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, but Armonk real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Armonk is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 97.20% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Armonk is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Armonk who work in management occupations (21.66%), sales jobs (11.49%), and business and financial occupations (9.75%).
Also of interest is that Armonk has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Of important note, Armonk is also a town of artists. Armonk has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Armonk’s character.
Because of many things, Armonk 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, Armonk really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Armonk 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.
One downside of living in Armonk, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 33.07 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.
Even though Armonk 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 have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Armonk. 79.62% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Armonk in 2010 was $99,791, which is wealthy relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $399,164 for a family of four.
Armonk is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Armonk home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Armonk residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Armonk include Italian, Irish, German, Eastern European, and Russian.
The most common language spoken in Armonk is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.