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Cedarhurst, NY

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Overview


Cedarhurst is a somewhat small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 7,269 people and just one neighborhood, Cedarhurst is the 235th largest community in New York.

Cedarhurst home prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, but Cedarhurst real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Occupations and Workforce

Cedarhurst is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 92.72% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Cedarhurst is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cedarhurst who work in sales jobs (15.94%), office and administrative support (14.05%), and teaching (13.00%).

Also of interest is that Cedarhurst has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

A relatively large number of people in Cedarhurst telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 11.99% 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

One downside of living in Cedarhurst is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Cedarhurst, the average commute to work is 32.04 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the village, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative. In addition, it is also a pedestrian-friendly village. Many of Cedarhurst’s neighborhoods are dense enough and have amenities close enough together that people find it feasible to get around on foot.

Even though Cedarhurst is a smaller village, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the train for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.

Demographics

The education level of Cedarhurst ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Cedarhurst, 46.91% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in Cedarhurst in 2018 was $48,127, 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 $192,508 for a family of four. However, Cedarhurst contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Cedarhurst is a very ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Cedarhurst home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Cedarhurst residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Cedarhurst also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 16.42% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Cedarhurst include Polish, Hungarian, Israeli, Irish, and German.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Cedarhurst's cultural character, accounting for 19.12% of the village’s population.

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

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.

People

In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.

In addition, one of the really interesting characteristics about the neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for college students. Due to its popularity among college students who already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age children can rest easy knowing that this neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 2.7% of college-friendly places to live in the state of New York. In addition to being an excellent choice for college students, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more Hungarian and Polish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 8.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Hungarian ancestry and 14.7% have Polish ancestry.

Migration / Stability

The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods, but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one's surroundings and a lack of connectedness to one's neighbors. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the transience of its populace. More residents of the neighborhood live here today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago than is found in 96.9% of U.S. neighborhoods. This neighborhood is really made up of people who know each other, don't move often, and have lived here in this very neighborhood for quite a while.

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 Cedarhurst are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 77.6% 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, 50.3% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 26.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (16.4%), and 7.3% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 71.2% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (15.1%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the neighborhood in Cedarhurst, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Polish (14.7%). There are also a number of people of South American ancestry (9.2%), and residents who report Hungarian roots (8.7%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (6.4%), along with some German ancestry residents (4.5%), among others. In addition, 19.1% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

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 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (33.6% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (64.6%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (9.4%) and 8.6% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors for their daily commute. 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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