Castleton-on-Hudson is a very small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 1,465 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Castleton-on-Hudson is the 652nd largest community in New York. Castleton-on-Hudson has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages.
Castleton-on-Hudson is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Castleton-on-Hudson is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Castleton-on-Hudson who work in office and administrative support (17.20%), management occupations (10.14%), and healthcare (8.29%).
Also of interest is that Castleton-on-Hudson has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Castleton-on-Hudson 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, Castleton-on-Hudson really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Castleton-on-Hudson 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.
The population of Castleton-on-Hudson is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 34.14% of adults in Castleton-on-Hudson have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Castleton-on-Hudson in 2010 was $32,925, 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 $131,700 for a family of four. However, Castleton-on-Hudson contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Castleton-on-Hudson home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Castleton-on-Hudson residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Castleton-on-Hudson include Irish, Italian, English, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Castleton-on-Hudson is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Spanish.