Hauppauge is a medium-sized town located in the state of New York. With a population of 20,977 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Hauppauge is the 79th largest community in New York.
Hauppauge home prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, but Hauppauge real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Hauppauge is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 85.82% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Hauppauge is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hauppauge who work in office and administrative support (15.22%), management occupations (12.38%), and sales jobs (12.18%).
Hauppauge 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 town’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, Hauppauge’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
For the size of the town, public transportation in Hauppauge is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the train. For Hauppauge, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.
The citizens of Hauppauge are among the most well-educated in the nation: 41.81% of adults in Hauppauge have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Hauppauge in 2010 was $41,553, which is wealthy relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $166,212 for a family of four.
The people who call Hauppauge home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hauppauge residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Hauppauge include Irish, German, Polish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Hauppauge is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.