Glen Head is a very small town located in the state of New York. With a population of 4,768 people and just one neighborhood, Glen Head is the 339th largest community in New York.
Real Estate Prices
Glen Head home prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, but Glen Head real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Glen Head is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 92.96% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Glen Head is a town of sales and office workers, managers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Glen Head who work in management occupations (17.02%), office and administrative support (14.47%) and sales jobs (11.21%).
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Glen Head is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.
Glen Head 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, Glen Head’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
In Glen Head, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.64 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.
In Glen Head, a lot of people use the train to get to work every day though Glen Head is a relatively small town. Those that ride the train are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.