Harriman is a very small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 2,468 people and just one neighborhood, Harriman is the 521st largest community in New York.
Real Estate Prices
Housing costs in Harriman 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
Harriman is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Harriman is a village of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Harriman who work in sales jobs (17.17%), office and administrative support (16.26%) and food service (8.65%).
Also of interest is that Harriman 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 Harriman, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.40 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.
Even though Harriman is a smaller village, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the bus for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.