Cornwall-on-Hudson is a very small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 2,918 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Cornwall-on-Hudson is the 459th largest community in New York. Cornwall-on-Hudson has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Housing costs in Cornwall-on-Hudson are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in New York.
Cornwall-on-Hudson is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 88.79% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Cornwall-on-Hudson is a village of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cornwall-on-Hudson who work in teaching (22.17%), business and financial occupations (10.44%), and management occupations (9.16%).
Of important note, Cornwall-on-Hudson is also a village of artists. Cornwall-on-Hudson has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Cornwall-on-Hudson’s character.
Because of many things, Cornwall-on-Hudson is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Cornwall-on-Hudson a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Cornwall-on-Hudson has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Cornwall-on-Hudson’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
If knowledge is power, Cornwall-on-Hudson is a pretty powerful place. 50.38% of the adults in Cornwall-on-Hudson have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Cornwall-on-Hudson in 2018 was $42,492, 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 $169,968 for a family of four.
The people who call Cornwall-on-Hudson home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Cornwall-on-Hudson residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Cornwall-on-Hudson include Irish, Italian, German, English, and European.
The most common language spoken in Cornwall-on-Hudson is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.