Hawthorne is a very small town located in the state of New York. With a population of 4,644 people and just one neighborhood, Hawthorne is the 347th largest community in New York.
Real Estate Prices
Hawthorne home prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, but Hawthorne real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Hawthorne is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 86.18% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Hawthorne is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hawthorne who work in office and administrative support (15.69%), management occupations (15.28%) and teaching (11.37%).
Of important note, Hawthorne is also a town of artists. Hawthorne has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Hawthorne’s character.
Also of interest is that Hawthorne has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Hawthorne is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.
Because of many things, Hawthorne is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Hawthorne 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, Hawthorne has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Hawthorne’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
In Hawthorne, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.46 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.
Even though Hawthorne is a smaller town, 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.