Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY
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Living in Cornwall-on-Hudson


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 an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages.

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 88.22% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Cornwall-on-Hudson is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cornwall-on-Hudson who work in teaching (16.31%), sales jobs (12.42%), and management occupations (10.64%).

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 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, Cornwall-on-Hudson really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Cornwall-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.

One downside of living in Cornwall-on-Hudson, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.33 minutes every day commuting to work.

Cornwall-on-Hudson is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 47.82% of adults in Cornwall-on-Hudson 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 Cornwall-on-Hudson in 2018 was $41,210, 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 $164,840 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, German, Italian, English, and European.

The most common language spoken in Cornwall-on-Hudson is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.


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