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 95.93% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Armonk is a town of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Armonk who work in management occupations (24.43%), sales jobs (14.33%), and business and financial occupations (13.75%).
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.
In addition, Armonk is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.
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 33.20 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.
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.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Armonk. 70.50% 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 $101,571, which is wealthy relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $406,284 for a family of four.
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 Irish, German, Russian, and Eastern European.
The most common language spoken in Armonk is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.