Hyde Park, NY

Hyde Park profile

Living in Hyde Park

Hyde Park is a very small town located in the state of New York. With a population of 1,885 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Hyde Park is the 578th largest community in New York.

Hyde Park is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 87.68% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Hyde Park is a town of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hyde Park who work in office and administrative support (16.15%), food service (11.28%), and law enforcement and fire fighting (9.32%).

Also of interest is that Hyde Park has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Of important note, Hyde Park is also a town of artists. Hyde Park has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Hyde Park’s character.

In Hyde Park, a lot of people use the train to get to work every day though Hyde Park is a relatively small town. Those that ride the train are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.

The citizens of Hyde Park are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 37.80% of adults in Hyde Park have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Hyde Park in 2018 was $37,109, which is upper middle income relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $148,436 for a family of four. However, Hyde Park contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Hyde Park is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Hyde Park home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hyde Park residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Hyde Park include Irish, German, Italian, English, and European.

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