Cropseyville is a very small town located in the state of New York. With a population of 2,035 people and just one neighborhood, Cropseyville is the 585th largest community in New York.
Cropseyville is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Cropseyville is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cropseyville who work in office and administrative support (14.06%), management occupations (12.36%), and teaching (10.75%).
Also of interest is that Cropseyville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Cropseyville 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, Cropseyville really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Cropseyville 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.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Cropseyville has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Cropseyville a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One downside of living in Cropseyville, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 34.28 minutes every day commuting to work.
Cropseyville is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
In terms of college education, Cropseyville is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 27.32% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Cropseyville in 2018 was $39,076, which is upper middle income relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $156,304 for a family of four. However, Cropseyville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Cropseyville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Cropseyville residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Cropseyville include Irish, German, English, Italian, and French.
The most common language spoken in Cropseyville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and German/Yiddish.
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.
One of the notable things about is that it is one of the quietest neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and quantitative rating of quietness. When you are here, you will find it to be very quiet. If quiet and peaceful are your cup of tea, you may have found a great place for you.
If you're looking for a great spot to raise a family, then look no further than the neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that the combination of good quality public schools, above-average safety from crime, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family homes, help make this neighborhood among the top 14.8% of family-friendly neighborhoods across the state of New York. In addition, there are a high proportion of other families with school-aged children living here, making it easy for parents and their children to socialize and develop a sense of community support. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools, in part due to the educational attainment of the parents here, who vote in support of the public schools.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Irish and Dutch ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 34.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Irish ancestry and 7.6% have Dutch ancestry.
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 Cropseyville are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 71.8% of the neighborhoods in America. With 13.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 55.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the neighborhood, 40.4% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 27.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (15.8%), and 15.7% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 99.5% of households. Some people also speak Polish (4.2%).
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.
In the neighborhood in Cropseyville, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (34.8%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (22.2%), and residents who report English roots (13.4%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (12.1%), along with some French ancestry residents (7.7%), among others.
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 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (35.0% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (87.7%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (7.1%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.