Golden's Bridge is a very small town located in the state of New York. With a population of 1,671 people and just one neighborhood, Golden's Bridge is the 635th largest community in New York.
Real Estate Prices
Golden's Bridge home prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, but Golden's Bridge real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Golden's Bridge is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 95.11% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Golden's Bridge is a town of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Golden's Bridge who work in management occupations (17.80%), art, media, and design (11.82%) and healthcare (9.92%).
Of important note, Golden's Bridge is also a town of artists. Golden's Bridge has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Golden's Bridge’s character.
Also of interest is that Golden's Bridge has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Golden's Bridge telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 10.20% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Golden's Bridge 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, Golden's Bridge is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Golden's Bridge 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, Golden's Bridge has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Golden's Bridge’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 Golden's Bridge is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Golden's Bridge, the average commute to work is 33.68 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the town, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
Even though Golden's Bridge 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.