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Floral Park is a medium-sized village located in the state of New York. With a population of 15,967 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Floral Park is the 118th largest community in New York. Much of the housing stock in Floral Park was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Floral Park home prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, but Floral Park real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Floral Park is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 85.02% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Floral Park is a village of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Floral Park who work in office and administrative support (13.99%), management occupations (12.06%) and teaching (10.52%).
Also of interest is that Floral Park has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
In addition, Floral Park 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.
Floral Park 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 village’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, Floral Park’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
One downside of living in Floral Park, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 34.20 minutes every day commuting to work. It is, however, a pedestrian-friendly village. Many of its neighborhoods are dense enough and have amenities close enough together that people find it feasible to get around on foot. In addition, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.
Even though Floral Park is a smaller village, 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.
The education level of Floral Park ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Floral Park, 44.80% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Floral Park in 2010 was $44,086, which is wealthy relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $176,344 for a family of four.
Floral Park is a somewhat ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Floral Park home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Floral Park residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Floral Park also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.54% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Floral Park include Irish, Italian, German, Polish, English and Russian.
The most common language spoken in Floral Park is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|FLORAL PARK INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||5,589|
|FLORAL PARK HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||79.92%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||20.08%|
|TYPE OF FLORAL PARK HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||68.95%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||2.23%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||21.43%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||7.39%|
|SIZE OF FLORAL PARK HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||4.49%|
|AGE OF FLORAL PARK HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||2.94%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||3.97%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||42.12%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||50.97%|
|FLORAL PARK REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$530,449|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,654|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $54,000||1.57%|
|$54,001 - $107,000||1.07%|
|$107,001 - $214,000||2.97%|
|$214,001 - $321,000||5.23%|
|$321,001 - $428,000||8.79%|
|$428,001 - $535,000||33.85%|
|$535,001 - $803,000||43.51%|
|$803,001 - $1,070,000||2.64%|
|PEOPLE OF FLORAL PARK||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||5.10%|
|5 TO 17||17.19%|
|18 TO 24||7.78%|
|25 TO 34||10.98%|
|35 TO 54||28.25%|
|55 TO 64||15.15%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||15.57%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||94.68%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$106,134|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$44,086|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||2.95%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (15.13%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (8.07%)
Public Service (7.61%)
Information Technology (3.15%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||2.96%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.24%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||1.59%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||2.29%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||10.54%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Irish (31.84%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (84.56%)
Indic languages (1.37%)
Other Asian languages (1.24%)
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