Copake is a very small town located in the state of New York. With a population of 3,565 people and just one neighborhood, Copake is the 402nd largest community in New York.
Occupations and Workforce
Copake is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Copake is a town of managers, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Copake who work in management occupations (20.11%), office and administrative support (14.48%) and sales jobs (7.56%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Another notable thing is that Copake is an extremely popular destination for tourists and seasonal residents. So much of the population is seasonal such that the town’s population swells significantly during the vacation season, and drops again when the season ends. Because of this, much of the local economy is centered around tourism; some businesses may be operated only during the high season. During the low season, year-round residents will notice that the city is a substantially quieter place to live.
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Copake has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Copake has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Copake than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Copake may be for you.
One downside of living in Copake is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Copake, the average commute to work is 30.30 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.