Katonah is a very small town located in the state of New York. With a population of 1,735 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Katonah is the 629th largest community in New York. Katonah has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.
Katonah home prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, but Katonah real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Katonah is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 89.82% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Katonah is a town of professionals, service providers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Katonah who work in management occupations (16.96%), sales jobs (10.06%) and teaching (9.59%).
Of important note, Katonah is also a town of artists. Katonah has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Katonah’s character.
A relatively large number of people in Katonah telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 15.35% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.
Because of many things, Katonah 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, Katonah really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Katonah 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.
Even though Katonah 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.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Katonah, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Katonah is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 70.52% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Katonah in 2010 was $42,196, which is wealthy relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $168,784 for a family of four. However, Katonah contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Katonah is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Katonah home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Katonah residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Katonah also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.58% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Katonah include Russian, English, Irish, German, Italian and Dutch.
In addition, Katonah has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (16.90%).
The languages spoken by people in Katonah are also diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in Katonah is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Japanese and Chinese.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||581|
|KATONAH HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||67.66%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||32.34%|
|TYPE OF KATONAH HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||69.91%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||1.72%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||27.12%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||1.25%|
|SIZE OF KATONAH HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||10.50%|
|AGE OF KATONAH HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||0.00%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||20.85%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||31.51%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||47.65%|
|KATONAH REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$736,172|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$2,264|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $53,000||0.00%|
|$53,001 - $107,000||0.00%|
|$107,001 - $213,000||0.00%|
|$213,001 - $320,000||0.00%|
|$320,001 - $427,000||5.05%|
|$427,001 - $533,000||0.00%|
|$533,001 - $800,000||60.35%|
|$800,001 - $1,067,000||31.06%|
|PEOPLE OF KATONAH||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||4.55%|
|5 TO 17||22.01%|
|18 TO 24||10.22%|
|25 TO 34||5.50%|
|35 TO 54||37.06%|
|55 TO 64||9.26%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||11.40%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||93.61%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$100,966|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$42,196|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||7.80%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Education (21.17%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (13.22%)
Information Technology (8.54%)
Public Service (5.85%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||7.47%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.00%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||10.50%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||5.61%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||12.58%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Russian (15.27%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (82.00%)
Other Asian languages (1.35%)
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