Blue Point is a very small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of New York. With a population of 4,803 people and just one neighborhood, Blue Point is the 333rd largest community in New York.
Real Estate Prices
Housing costs in Blue Point 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.
Occupations and Workforce
Blue Point is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Blue Point is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Blue Point who work in teaching (16.09%), office and administrative support (12.77%) and management occupations (8.10%).
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Blue Point is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.
Because of many things, Blue Point is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Blue Point 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, Blue Point has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Blue Point’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One of the nice things about Blue Point is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.