East Quogue is a very small town located in the state of New York. With a population of 4,860 people and just one neighborhood, East Quogue is the 334th largest community in New York.
Real Estate Prices
East Quogue home prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, but East Quogue real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, East Quogue isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in East Quogue are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, East Quogue is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in East Quogue who work in office and administrative support (17.08%), teaching (10.90%) and management occupations (10.21%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Another notable thing is that East Quogue is an extremely popular vacation destination. A significant portion of the population is seasonal. During the vacation season, the town experiences a large influx of people who take up residence in second homes they own in the area. As the vacation season ends, the population drops again, leaving behind a substantially quieter and smaller town.
In addition, East Quogue is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.
Because of many things, East Quogue is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making East Quogue 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 Quogue has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, East Quogue’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Even though East Quogue is a smaller town, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the train for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.