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Huntington Station, NY
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Huntington Station profile

Living in Huntington Station

Huntington Station is a medium-sized town located in the state of New York. With a population of 34,878 people and 18 associated neighborhoods, Huntington Station is the 33rd 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.

A relatively large number of people in Huntington Station telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 9.51% 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.

One downside of living in Huntington Station is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Huntington Station, the average commute to work is 32.11 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the town, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.

Although the majority of commuting trips in the town are by private automobile, Huntington Station is somewhat unusual for a town of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the train helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Huntington Station area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.

The citizens of Huntington Station are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 37.99% of adults in Huntington Station have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Huntington Station in 2018 was $47,450, which is upper middle income relative to New York, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $189,800 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 31.91% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Huntington Station include Italian, Irish, German, Polish, and English.

In addition, Huntington Station has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (26.25%).

The most common language spoken in Huntington Station is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.