Congers is a somewhat small town located in the state of New York. With a population of 8,645 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Congers is the 213th largest community in New York.
Congers home prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, but Congers real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Congers is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 85.81% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Congers is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Congers who work in sales jobs (14.32%), office and administrative support (12.39%), and teaching (10.01%).
Congers is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Congers’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Congers is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 46.07% of adults in Congers have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.
The per capita income in Congers in 2010 was $43,134, which is wealthy relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $172,536 for a family of four.
Congers is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Congers home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Congers residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Congers also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 14.56% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Congers include Irish, German, Polish, and English.
Congers also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 18.54%.
The most common language spoken in Congers is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Asian languages.