Hyde Park, NY


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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 89.16% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Hyde Park is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hyde Park who work in office and administrative support (25.90%), teaching (12.90%), and management occupations (8.06%).

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.

Even though Hyde Park is a smaller town, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the train for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.

The citizens of Hyde Park are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 37.79% of adults in Hyde Park have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Hyde Park in 2010 was $32,852, which is upper middle income relative to New York, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $131,408 for a family of four. However, Hyde Park contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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 Italian, German, English, and French .

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