Hewlett Harbor is a very small coastal village (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of New York. With a population of 1,274 people and just one neighborhood, Hewlett Harbor is the 686th largest community in New York.
Real Estate Prices
Hewlett Harbor home prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, but Hewlett Harbor real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Hewlett Harbor is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 95.61% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Hewlett Harbor is a village of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hewlett Harbor who work in sales jobs (21.21%), management occupations (17.92%) and business and financial occupations (12.61%).
Also of interest is that Hewlett Harbor has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Of important note, Hewlett Harbor is also a village of artists. Hewlett Harbor has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Hewlett Harbor’s character.
A relatively large number of people in Hewlett Harbor telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.55% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Hewlett Harbor is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.
Hewlett Harbor 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 village’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, Hewlett Harbor’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Hewlett Harbor 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. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.
One downside of living in Hewlett Harbor, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 33.76 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.
In Hewlett Harbor, a lot of people use the train to get to work every day though Hewlett Harbor is a relatively small village. Those that ride the train are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.