Bayport is a somewhat small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of New York. With a population of 8,929 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Bayport is the 203rd largest community in New York.
Housing costs in Bayport are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in New York.
Unlike some towns, Bayport isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Bayport are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Bayport is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bayport who work in management occupations (13.75%), office and administrative support (13.49%), and sales jobs (12.60%).
Also of interest is that Bayport has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Bayport is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.
One downside of living in Bayport is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Bayport, the average commute to work is 30.90 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the town, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
Despite being a small town, Bayport has a lot of people using the train to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the train are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.
The education level of Bayport ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Bayport, 43.19% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Bayport in 2010 was $43,567, which is wealthy relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $174,268 for a family of four. However, Bayport contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Bayport home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bayport residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Bayport include Irish, German, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Bayport is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Greek.