Huntington Station, NY

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Living in Huntington Station

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 service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Huntington Station who work in office and administrative support (10.99%), sales jobs (10.10%), and food service (9.38%).

Huntington Station 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 town’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, Huntington Station’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

Like elsewhere in America, most people in Huntington Station use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Huntington Station‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the train. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.

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: 34.26% of adults in Huntington Station have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Huntington Station in 2010 was $32,140, 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 $128,560 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 37.80% 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: 25.83%.

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