Bayport, NY


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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.

Bayport home prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, but Bayport real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Bayport is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 85.14% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Bayport is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bayport who work in office and administrative support (15.82%), management occupations (15.04%), and sales jobs (10.89%).

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. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.

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 32.22 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.

In Bayport, a lot of people use the train to get to work every day though Bayport is a relatively small town. Those that ride the train are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.

The citizens of Bayport are among the most well-educated in the nation: 41.95% of adults in Bayport have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Bayport in 2010 was $41,795, which is wealthy relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $167,180 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.