Averill Park is a very small town located in the state of New York. With a population of 1,690 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Averill Park is the 626th largest community in New York.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Averill Park is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Averill Park is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Averill Park who work in office and administrative support (12.09%), sales jobs (12.09%), and management occupations (11.96%).
Also of interest is that Averill Park has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Averill Park 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, Averill Park’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
As is often the case in a small town, Averill Park doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In terms of college education, Averill Park is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 27.23% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Averill Park in 2010 was $32,904, which is upper middle income relative to New York, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $131,616 for a family of four.
The people who call Averill Park home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Averill Park residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Averill Park include English, German, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Averill Park is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Yiddish.