Hunter - Tannersville is a very small town located in the state of New York. With a population of 2,012 people and just one neighborhood, Hunter - Tannersville is the 597th largest community in New York.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Hunter - Tannersville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Hunter - Tannersville is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hunter - Tannersville who work in office and administrative support (22.94%), management occupations (9.56%), and teaching (9.32%).
Of important note, Hunter - Tannersville is also a town of artists. Hunter - Tannersville has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Hunter - Tannersville’s character.
A relatively large number of people in Hunter - Tannersville telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 9.95% 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.
Another notable thing is that Hunter - Tannersville is an extremely popular destination for tourists and seasonal residents. So much of the population is seasonal such that the town’s population swells significantly during the vacation season, and drops again when the season ends. Because of this, much of the local economy is centered around tourism; some businesses may be operated only during the high season. During the low season, year-round residents will notice that the city is a substantially quieter place to live.
As is often the case in a small town, Hunter - Tannersville doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The education level of Hunter - Tannersville citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 30.87% of adults in Hunter - Tannersville have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Hunter - Tannersville in 2018 was $36,295, which is middle income relative to New York, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $145,180 for a family of four. However, Hunter - Tannersville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Hunter - Tannersville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hunter - Tannersville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Hunter - Tannersville include Irish, Italian, German, Polish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Hunter - Tannersville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Armenian.
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
Despite all of the residential real estate here in the neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout has discovered that much of it is vacant. In resort or second-home vacation areas, this naturally occurs because homes and apartments are seasonally occupied, and empty for a portion of the year. In non-vacation or resort areas, however, this can be an indicator of property abandonment or a weak real estate market. The vacancy rate here is 72.1%, which is higher than 99.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
In addition, this neighborhood has wide open spaces, few people, and lots of space to stretch out. If you like locations that fit that description, you may like this neighborhood. Based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, with only 29 people per square mile living here, this neighborhood is less crowded than 92.9% of America.
More people in choose to walk to work each day (20.5%) than almost any neighborhood in America. If you are attracted to the idea of being able to walk to work, this neighborhood could be a good choice.
If you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the is an excellent choice for you to consider for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by NeighborhoodScout as among the top 8.1% of retiree-friendly neighborhoods in New York, combining peace and quiet, safety from crime, and offering diverse housing options from which retirees can choose. Maybe it's because of these amenities that a large proportion of the residents here are college educated seniors, mixed with other age groups. For these and other reasons, NeighborhoodScout identifies this neighborhood as a top-notch place to consider if you are thinking of or planning to retire in New York.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Romanian and Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Romanian ancestry and 33.3% have Irish ancestry.
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Hunter - Tannersville are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 41.4% of the neighborhoods in America. With 29.4% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 79.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the neighborhood, 33.8% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 25.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (20.7%), and 20.4% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.5% of households. Some people also speak Polish (2.4%).
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.
In the neighborhood in Hunter - Tannersville, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (33.3%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (8.9%), and residents who report German roots (6.3%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (5.6%), along with some English ancestry residents (5.0%), among others.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (52.2% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (65.3%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (20.5%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.