Great River is a very small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of New York. With a population of 1,494 people and just one neighborhood, Great River is the 649th largest community in New York.
Real Estate Prices
Great River home prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, but Great River real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Great River is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 94.21% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Great River is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Great River who work in office and administrative support (16.69%), business and financial occupations (14.94%) and management occupations (13.46%).
Also of interest is that Great River has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Great River is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Great River 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, Great River has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Great River’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Great River is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
In Great River, a lot of people use the train to get to work every day though Great River is a relatively small town. Those that ride the train are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.