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Cairo - Round Top, NY

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Overview


Cairo - Round Top is a very small town located in the state of New York. With a population of 4,022 people and just one neighborhood, Cairo - Round Top is the 387th largest community in New York.

Occupations and Workforce

When you are in Cairo - Round Top, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 35.84% of Cairo - Round Top’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Cairo - Round Top is a town of professionals, transportation and shipping workers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cairo - Round Top who work in teaching (13.90%), sales jobs (9.57%), and office and administrative support (7.90%).

Setting & Lifestyle

Another notable thing is that Cairo - Round Top is an extremely popular vacation destination. A significant portion of the population is seasonal. During the vacation season, the town experiences a large influx of people who take up residence in second homes they own in the area. As the vacation season ends, the population drops again, leaving behind a substantially quieter and smaller town.

The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Cairo - Round Top has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Cairo - Round Top a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

Demographics

The citizens of Cairo - Round Top are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 22.86% of adults in Cairo - Round Top having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Cairo - Round Top in 2018 was $29,236, which is lower middle income relative to New York, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $116,944 for a family of four. However, Cairo - Round Top contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Cairo - Round Top home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Cairo - Round Top residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Cairo - Round Top include German, Irish, Italian, English, and Dutch.

The most common language spoken in Cairo - Round Top is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Cairo - Round Top, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

People

Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

Real Estate

Vacant homes and apartments are a significant characteristic of this neighborhood. In fact, with 37.8% of the residential real estate vacant, the neighborhood claims the distinction of having a higher vacancy rate than 96.8% of the neighborhoods in America. This can either be because much of the property is seasonally occupied, like in many vacation areas, or that much of the real estate is more permanently abandoned.

Car Ownership

Most American households own a car or other vehicle. Many own two cars or perhaps three. In the United States, it is useful to have an automobile not only for commuting, but also for shopping and getting to other services one needs. But NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that households in the neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 33.6% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 95.4% of the neighborhoods in the nation.

Diversity

Significantly, 2.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak German/Yiddish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.1% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Cairo - Round Top are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 54.6% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 100.0% of America's neighborhoods.

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the neighborhood, 35.0% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 34.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (20.8%), and 9.0% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.5% of households. Other important languages spoken here include German/Yiddish and Spanish.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the neighborhood in Cairo - Round Top, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (25.4%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (18.8%), and residents who report Italian roots (14.9%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (7.5%), along with some Puerto Rican ancestry residents (2.7%), among others.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (38.6% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (79.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (17.0%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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