Briarcliff Manor is a somewhat small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 8,094 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Briarcliff Manor is the 223rd largest community in New York.
Briarcliff Manor home prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, but Briarcliff Manor real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Briarcliff Manor is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 95.17% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Briarcliff Manor is a village of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Briarcliff Manor who work in management occupations (20.52%), healthcare (11.59%), and sales jobs (10.95%).
Also of interest is that Briarcliff Manor has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 11.91% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Briarcliff Manor is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Briarcliff Manor’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
In Briarcliff Manor, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 35.46 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.
In Briarcliff Manor, a lot of people use the train to get to work every day though Briarcliff Manor is a relatively small village. Those that ride the train are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Briarcliff Manor. 71.74% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Briarcliff Manor in 2018 was $86,237, which is wealthy relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $344,948 for a family of four.
Briarcliff Manor is a very ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Briarcliff Manor home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Briarcliff Manor residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Briarcliff Manor include Italian, Irish, German, Russian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Briarcliff Manor is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.