Cutchogue is a very small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of New York. With a population of 3,394 people and just one neighborhood, Cutchogue is the 433rd largest community in New York.
Real Estate Prices
Cutchogue home prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, but Cutchogue real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Cutchogue is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Cutchogue is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cutchogue who work in management occupations (16.83%), office and administrative support (14.64%) and healthcare (8.72%).
Also of interest is that Cutchogue has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Another notable thing is that Cutchogue is a major vacation destination. Much of the town’s population is seasonal: many people own second homes and only live there part-time, during the vacation season. The effect on the local economy is that many of the businesses are dependent on tourist dollars, and may operate only during the high season. As the vacation season ends, Cutchogue’s population drops significantly, such that year-round residents will notice that the city is a much quieter place to live.
Because of many things, Cutchogue is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Cutchogue 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 town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Cutchogue has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Cutchogue’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Cutchogue is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
Even though Cutchogue is a smaller town, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the bus for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.