Most Expensive Huntington Neighborhoods
Huntington is a medium-sized coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of New York. With a population of 18,176 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Huntington is the 104th largest community in New York.
Huntington home prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, but Huntington real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Huntington is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 90.88% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Huntington is a town of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Huntington who work in management occupations (16.45%), sales jobs (12.53%) and teaching (12.24%).
Of important note, Huntington is also a town of artists. Huntington has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Huntington’s character.
Also of interest is that Huntington has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.43% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.
In addition, Huntington is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.
Because of many things, Huntington 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 really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Huntington 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.
One of the nice things about Huntington is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.
One downside of living in Huntington is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Huntington, the average commute to work is 32.96 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.
In Huntington, a lot of people use the train to get to work every day though Huntington is a relatively small town. Those that ride the train are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Huntington. 62.36% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Huntington in 2010 was $61,796, which is wealthy relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $247,184 for a family of four.
The people who call Huntington home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Huntington residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Huntington include Irish, Italian, German, English, Polish and Russian.
The most common language spoken in Huntington is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||7,019|
|HUNTINGTON HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||81.61%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||18.39%|
|TYPE OF HUNTINGTON HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||79.22%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||6.49%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||10.97%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||3.20%|
|SIZE OF HUNTINGTON HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||10.83%|
|AGE OF HUNTINGTON HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||2.54%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||19.20%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||51.34%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||26.92%|
|HUNTINGTON REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$618,197|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$2,048|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $54,000||1.30%|
|$54,001 - $107,000||1.19%|
|$107,001 - $214,000||1.04%|
|$214,001 - $321,000||4.98%|
|$321,001 - $428,000||10.64%|
|$428,001 - $535,000||21.22%|
|$535,001 - $803,000||36.90%|
|$803,001 - $1,070,000||17.74%|
|PEOPLE OF HUNTINGTON||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||3.69%|
|5 TO 17||17.15%|
|18 TO 24||6.49%|
|25 TO 34||11.09%|
|35 TO 54||30.08%|
|55 TO 64||15.08%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||16.42%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||95.42%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$120,346|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$61,796|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||4.49%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (14.61%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (14.10%)
Information Technology (5.19%)
Public Service (2.06%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||1.57%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.00%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||3.06%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||1.21%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||7.97%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Irish (25.30%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (88.38%)
Scandinavian languages (1.04%)
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