Croton-on-Hudson, NY
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Living in Croton-on-Hudson


Croton-on-Hudson is a somewhat small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 8,095 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Croton-on-Hudson is the 218th largest community in New York.

Croton-on-Hudson home prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, but Croton-on-Hudson real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Croton-on-Hudson is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 89.32% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Croton-on-Hudson is a village of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Croton-on-Hudson who work in management occupations (14.51%), teaching (9.99%), and sales jobs (8.94%).

Of important note, Croton-on-Hudson is also a village of artists. Croton-on-Hudson has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Croton-on-Hudson’s character.

Also of interest is that Croton-on-Hudson has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Because of many things, Croton-on-Hudson is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Croton-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, Croton-on-Hudson has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Croton-on-Hudson’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.

One downside of living in Croton-on-Hudson is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Croton-on-Hudson, the average commute to work is 38.47 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the village, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.

Even though Croton-on-Hudson is a smaller village, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the train for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Croton-on-Hudson. 60.16% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Croton-on-Hudson in 2018 was $58,503, which is wealthy relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $234,012 for a family of four.

Croton-on-Hudson is a very ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Croton-on-Hudson home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Croton-on-Hudson residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Croton-on-Hudson also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 14.81% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Croton-on-Hudson include Italian, Irish, German, English, and Russian.

The most common language spoken in Croton-on-Hudson is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.


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