Huntington Station, NY
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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, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Huntington Station who work in sales jobs (12.16%), office and administrative support (10.92%), and maintenance occupations (9.05%).

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.

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.

In terms of college education, Huntington Station is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 30.86% of adults in Huntington Station have a college degree.

The per capita income in Huntington Station in 2010 was $29,269, 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 $117,076 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 37.74% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Huntington Station include Irish, German, Polish, and English.

In addition, Huntington Station has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (25.65%).

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