East Northport, NY

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Living in East Northport

East Northport is a medium-sized town located in the state of New York. With a population of 20,048 people and six constituent neighborhoods, East Northport is the 88th largest community in New York.

East Northport home prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, but East Northport real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

East Northport is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 87.00% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, East Northport is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in East Northport who work in teaching (14.48%), management occupations (12.72%), and office and administrative support (11.97%).

Because of many things, East Northport is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making East Northport 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, East Northport has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, East Northport’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

One downside of living in East Northport is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In East Northport, the average commute to work is 31.86 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 Northport use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of East Northport‘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.

East Northport is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 49.38% of adults in East Northport have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

The per capita income in East Northport in 2018 was $53,490, which is wealthy relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $213,960 for a family of four.

The people who call East Northport home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of East Northport residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in East Northport include Irish, Italian, German, English, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in East Northport is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Serbo-Croatian.