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.
Armonk 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, Armonk’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
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.
In Armonk, a lot of people use the train to get to work every day though Armonk is a relatively small town. Those that ride the train are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
If knowledge is power, Armonk is a pretty powerful place. 79.62% of the adults in Armonk have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
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.