Huntington Station is a medium-sized town located in the state of New York. With a population of 33,266 people and 15 constituent neighborhoods, Huntington Station is the 35th largest community in New York.
Housing costs in Huntington Station 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.
Unlike some towns, Huntington Station isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Huntington Station are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Huntington Station is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Huntington Station who work in sales jobs (11.81%), office and administrative support (10.88%), and management occupations (8.12%).
Also of interest is that Huntington Station has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Huntington Station is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Huntington Station really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Huntington Station perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
One downside of living in Huntington Station, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.95 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.
For the size of the town, public transportation in Huntington Station is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the train. For Huntington Station, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.
The population of Huntington Station is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 38.12% of adults in Huntington Station have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Huntington Station in 2018 was $36,591, which is upper middle income relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $146,364 for a family of four. However, Huntington Station contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Huntington Station is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Huntington Station home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Huntington Station residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Huntington Station also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 35.09% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Huntington Station include Italian, Irish, German, Polish, and English.
Huntington Station also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 25.48%.
The most common language spoken in Huntington Station is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.