Great Neck Plaza is a somewhat small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 6,918 people and just one neighborhood, Great Neck Plaza is the 256th largest community in New York.
Real Estate Prices
Housing costs in Great Neck Plaza 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.
Occupations and Workforce
Great Neck Plaza is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 94.13% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Great Neck Plaza is a village of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Great Neck Plaza who work in sales jobs (17.34%), management occupations (12.87%) and business and financial occupations (12.46%).
Also of interest is that Great Neck Plaza has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
One downside of living in Great Neck Plaza is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Great Neck Plaza, the average commute to work is 32.74 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the village, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
Even though Great Neck Plaza 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.