Briarcliff Manor is a somewhat small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 8,215 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.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 11.86% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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 very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Briarcliff Manor really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Briarcliff Manor perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
One downside of living in Briarcliff Manor, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 35.00 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.
Despite being a small village, Briarcliff Manor has a lot of people using the train to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the train are using it to get to good jobs in other 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.