Farmingville, NY


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Farmingville is a medium-sized town located in the state of New York. With a population of 15,579 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Farmingville is the 123rd largest community in New York.

Housing costs in Farmingville 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.

Farmingville is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Farmingville is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Farmingville who work in office and administrative support (16.39%), management occupations (11.42%), and sales jobs (11.34%).

Also of interest is that Farmingville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Because of many things, Farmingville 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, Farmingville really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Farmingville 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 Farmingville, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.79 minutes every day commuting to work.

The population of Farmingville overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Farmingville, 23.59% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Farmingville in 2010 was $33,917, 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 $135,668 for a family of four. However, Farmingville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Farmingville is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Farmingville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Farmingville residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Farmingville also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 14.61% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Farmingville include Irish, German, English, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Farmingville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.