Bohemia, NY


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Living in Bohemia

Bohemia is a somewhat small town located in the state of New York. With a population of 10,217 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Bohemia is the 184th largest community in New York.

Housing costs in Bohemia 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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Bohemia is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Bohemia is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bohemia who work in office and administrative support (13.18%), sales jobs (13.03%), and teaching (11.68%).

Even though Bohemia is a smaller town, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the train for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.

The overall education level of Bohemia is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 28.05% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Bohemia in 2010 was $33,662, 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 $134,648 for a family of four. However, Bohemia contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Bohemia home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bohemia residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Bohemia include Irish, German, Polish, and Russian.

The most common language spoken in Bohemia is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.