East Durham is a very small town located in the state of New York. With a population of 2,676 people and just one neighborhood, East Durham is the 485th largest community in New York.
Occupations and Workforce
East Durham is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, East Durham is a town of professionals, service providers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in East Durham who work in teaching (9.60%), sales jobs (8.51%) and food service (6.84%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Another notable thing is that East Durham 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, East Durham’s population drops significantly, such that year-round residents will notice that the city is a much quieter 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, East Durham has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes East Durham a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.