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 94.18% 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 (21.37%), sales jobs (11.05%), and business and financial occupations (8.69%).
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.
In Armonk, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 35.08 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 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. 78.10% 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 $96,261, which is wealthy relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $385,044 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. Armonk also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.50% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Armonk include Italian, German, Irish, Russian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Armonk is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.