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East Meadow is a medium-sized town located in the state of New York. With a population of 38,663 people and six constituent neighborhoods, East Meadow is the 27th largest community in New York.
Housing costs in East Meadow are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in New York.
East Meadow is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 87.21% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, East Meadow is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in East Meadow who work in office and administrative support (17.09%), sales jobs (11.66%) and teaching (10.28%).
Also of interest is that East Meadow has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, East Meadow 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, East Meadow really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is East Meadow 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.
One downside of living in East Meadow is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In East Meadow, the average commute to work is 31.18 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the town, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
Like elsewhere in America, most people in East Meadow use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of East Meadow‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the train. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.
The population of East Meadow is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 35.96% of adults in East Meadow have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in East Meadow in 2010 was $37,466, which is upper middle income relative to New York, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $149,864 for a family of four.
East Meadow is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call East Meadow home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of East Meadow residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. East Meadow also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.21% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in East Meadow include Italian, Irish, German, Polish, Russian and English.
In addition, East Meadow has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (18.34%).
The most common language spoken in East Meadow is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Urdu.
|EAST MEADOW INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||12,386|
|EAST MEADOW HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||81.84%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||18.16%|
|TYPE OF EAST MEADOW HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||78.17%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||2.86%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||7.67%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||11.17%|
|SIZE OF EAST MEADOW HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||6.31%|
|AGE OF EAST MEADOW HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||5.53%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||17.63%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||70.62%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||6.23%|
|EAST MEADOW REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$430,180|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$2,005|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $54,000||2.71%|
|$54,001 - $107,000||0.62%|
|$107,001 - $214,000||6.62%|
|$214,001 - $321,000||6.33%|
|$321,001 - $428,000||36.28%|
|$428,001 - $535,000||33.51%|
|$535,001 - $803,000||11.90%|
|$803,001 - $1,070,000||0.65%|
|PEOPLE OF EAST MEADOW||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||5.66%|
|5 TO 17||13.30%|
|18 TO 24||9.34%|
|25 TO 34||12.13%|
|35 TO 54||26.97%|
|55 TO 64||14.98%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||17.62%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||91.03%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$95,071|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$37,466|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||4.49%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (16.36%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (7.12%)
Public Service (6.63%)
Information Technology (3.08%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||4.84%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.13%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||4.67%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||1.80%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||12.21%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Italian (23.36%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (74.68%)
Other Asian languages (1.53%)
Indic languages (1.35%)
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