Grand View-on-Hudson is a tiny village located in the state of New York. With a population of 296 people and just one neighborhood, Grand View-on-Hudson is the 895th largest community in New York. Grand View-on-Hudson has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages.
Real Estate Prices
Grand View-on-Hudson home prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, but Grand View-on-Hudson real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Grand View-on-Hudson is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 95.81% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Grand View-on-Hudson is a village of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Grand View-on-Hudson who work in management occupations (28.27%), teaching (16.75%) and office and administrative support (10.47%).
Of important note, Grand View-on-Hudson is also a village of artists. Grand View-on-Hudson has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Grand View-on-Hudson’s character.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 17.20% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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, Grand View-on-Hudson 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.
Grand View-on-Hudson 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, Grand View-on-Hudson’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
In Grand View-on-Hudson, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 36.04 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.