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Elmont is a medium-sized town located in the state of New York. With a population of 33,660 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Elmont is the 34th largest community in New York.
Housing costs in Elmont 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.
Unlike some towns, Elmont isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Elmont are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Elmont is a town of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Elmont who work in office and administrative support (15.58%), healthcare (10.24%) and sales jobs (9.49%).
Elmont is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Elmont’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
In Elmont, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 37.11 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.
Like elsewhere in America, most people in Elmont use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Elmont‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the bus. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.
The overall education level of Elmont is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 28.80% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Elmont in 2010 was $28,916, which is middle income relative to New York, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $115,664 for a family of four. However, Elmont contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Elmont is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Elmont home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Elmont residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Elmont also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 19.44% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Elmont include Haitian, Jamaican, Italian, German, Irish and Guyanese.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Elmont's cultural character, accounting for 44.07% of the town’s population.
The languages spoken by people in Elmont are also diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in Elmont is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, French Creole, Urdu and Other Asian languages.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||9,837|
|ELMONT HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||79.21%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||20.79%|
|TYPE OF ELMONT HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||78.09%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||2.21%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||16.48%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||2.81%|
|SIZE OF ELMONT HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||10.09%|
|AGE OF ELMONT HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||3.65%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||9.29%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||72.32%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||14.74%|
|ELMONT REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$404,818|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,793|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $54,000||1.24%|
|$54,001 - $107,000||1.28%|
|$107,001 - $214,000||1.65%|
|$214,001 - $321,000||12.17%|
|$321,001 - $428,000||46.07%|
|$428,001 - $535,000||28.93%|
|$535,001 - $803,000||7.32%|
|$803,001 - $1,070,000||0.81%|
|PEOPLE OF ELMONT||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||4.84%|
|5 TO 17||16.32%|
|18 TO 24||10.88%|
|25 TO 34||15.05%|
|35 TO 54||29.24%|
|55 TO 64||12.79%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||10.88%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||85.39%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$88,915|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$28,916|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||7.89%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (27.48%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (4.69%)
Public Service (2.87%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||47.06%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.02%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.03%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||14.47%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||3.77%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||19.44%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Haitian (14.70%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (52.82%)
French Creole (11.59%)
Other Asian languages (2.54%)
Indic languages (2.38%)
African languages (2.03%)
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