Calverton, NY


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Calverton is a somewhat small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of New York. With a population of 6,561 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Calverton is the 266th largest community in New York.

Calverton is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Calverton is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Calverton who work in office and administrative support (15.88%), sales jobs (11.43%), and teaching (10.42%).

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, Calverton has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Calverton a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

Calverton is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.

In terms of college education, Calverton is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 25.15% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Calverton in 2010 was $33,815, which is upper middle income relative to New York, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $135,260 for a family of four. However, Calverton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Calverton is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Calverton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Calverton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Calverton include Italian, German, Polish, and English.

The most common language spoken in Calverton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.