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Great Neck is a somewhat small coastal village (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of New York. With a population of 10,118 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Great Neck is the 187th largest community in New York.
Great Neck home prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, but Great Neck real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Great Neck is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 91.40% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Great Neck is a village of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Great Neck who work in sales jobs (20.42%), office and administrative support (12.68%) and management occupations (11.43%).
Also of interest is that Great Neck has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Of important note, Great Neck is also a village of artists. Great Neck has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Great Neck’s character.
In addition, Great Neck 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.
Because of many things, Great Neck is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Great Neck 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 village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Great Neck has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Great Neck’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One of the nice things about Great Neck is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.
In Great Neck, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 33.07 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 addition, the village is also quite pedestrian-friendly, because many neighborhoods are very dense and have amenities close enough together that people find it feasible to get around on foot.
Even though Great Neck 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.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Great Neck, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Great Neck is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 55.14% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Great Neck in 2010 was $39,915, which is upper middle income relative to New York, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $159,660 for a family of four. However, Great Neck contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Great Neck is a somewhat ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Great Neck home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Great Neck residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Great Neck include Iranian, Russian, Polish, Irish, Israeli and German.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Great Neck's cultural character, accounting for 36.32% of the village’s population.
The languages spoken by people in Great Neck are also diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in Great Neck is English. Other important languages spoken here include Persian, Hebrew, Spanish and Chinese.
|GREAT NECK INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||3,306|
|GREAT NECK HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||74.19%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||25.82%|
|TYPE OF GREAT NECK HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||66.81%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||2.01%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||8.35%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||22.83%|
|SIZE OF GREAT NECK HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||7.33%|
|AGE OF GREAT NECK HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||9.94%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||13.19%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||41.70%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||35.17%|
|GREAT NECK REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$745,753|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$2,315|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $54,000||2.93%|
|$54,001 - $107,000||4.89%|
|$107,001 - $214,000||4.52%|
|$214,001 - $321,000||3.34%|
|$321,001 - $428,000||6.93%|
|$428,001 - $535,000||4.40%|
|$535,001 - $803,000||29.82%|
|$803,001 - $1,070,000||31.65%|
|PEOPLE OF GREAT NECK||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||8.13%|
|5 TO 17||19.41%|
|18 TO 24||6.97%|
|25 TO 34||12.68%|
|35 TO 54||23.08%|
|55 TO 64||12.50%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||17.23%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||90.98%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$81,778|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$39,915|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||6.60%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (19.19%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (12.39%)
Real estate (3.77%)
Information Technology (2.40%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||1.50%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.62%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||2.50%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||1.62%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||6.49%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Iranian (25.05%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (48.66%)
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