Averill Park, NY


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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. Averill Park has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns.

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 service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Averill Park who work in sales jobs (13.29%), teaching (12.77%), and maintenance occupations (9.35%).

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.

Because of many things, Averill Park is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Averill Park a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Averill Park has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local 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.

Averill Park is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

In terms of college education, Averill Park is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 33.60% of adults in Averill Park have a college degree.

The per capita income in Averill Park in 2010 was $32,781, 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 $131,124 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, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Averill Park include Irish, English, Polish, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Averill Park is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Yiddish.