Callicoon is a tiny town located in the state of New York. With a population of 163 people and just one neighborhood, Callicoon is the 900th largest community in New York. Callicoon has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Callicoon isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Callicoon are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Callicoon is a town of managers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Callicoon who work in management occupations (41.94%), office and administrative support (21.51%) and teaching (12.90%).
Of important note, Callicoon is also a town of artists. Callicoon has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Callicoon’s character.
A relatively large number of people in Callicoon telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 16.13% 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
The overall crime rate in Callicoon is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
Residents of the town have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 14.42 minutes getting to work every day.
Being a small town, Callicoon does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.