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 office and administrative support (10.71%), sales jobs (10.69%), and food service (9.96%).
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.
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 overall education level of Huntington Station citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 30.95% of adults in Huntington Station have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Huntington Station in 2010 was $29,347, 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 $117,388 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 41.47% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Huntington Station include Irish, German, Polish, and English.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Huntington Station's cultural character, accounting for 27.19% of the town’s population.
The most common language spoken in Huntington Station is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.