Croton-on-Hudson is a somewhat small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 8,258 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 91.82% 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 (15.10%), teaching (11.98%), and sales jobs (9.41%).
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.
Croton-on-Hudson is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the 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.
In Croton-on-Hudson, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 36.62 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.
Despite being a small village, Croton-on-Hudson has a lot of people using the train to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the train are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.
If knowledge is power, Croton-on-Hudson is a pretty powerful place. 62.51% of the adults in Croton-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 Croton-on-Hudson in 2010 was $57,880, which is wealthy relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $231,520 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 11.18% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Croton-on-Hudson include Italian, Irish, German, English, and Polish.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Croton-on-Hudson's cultural character, accounting for 15.42% of the village’s population.
The most common language spoken in Croton-on-Hudson is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.