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.

Huntington Station is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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%).

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.

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 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.

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 Italian, Irish, German, Polish, and English.

Huntington Station also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 27.19%.

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