Briarcliff Manor is a somewhat small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 8,021 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 95.80% 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 (19.33%), healthcare (11.29%), and sales jobs (9.89%).
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.
Of important note, Briarcliff Manor is also a village of artists. Briarcliff Manor has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Briarcliff Manor’s character.
A relatively large number of people in Briarcliff Manor telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 11.86% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.
Because of many things, Briarcliff Manor is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Briarcliff Manor 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 village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Briarcliff Manor has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local 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 35.00 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.
Even though Briarcliff Manor is a smaller village, 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.
If knowledge is power, Briarcliff Manor is a pretty powerful place. 71.24% of the adults in Briarcliff Manor have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Briarcliff Manor in 2010 was $79,476, which is wealthy relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $317,904 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 English.
The most common language spoken in Briarcliff Manor is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.