Lagrangeville is a somewhat small town located in the state of New York. With a population of 8,668 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Lagrangeville is the 206th largest community in New York.
Housing costs in Lagrangeville 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.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Lagrangeville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Lagrangeville is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lagrangeville who work in management occupations (13.83%), office and administrative support (10.66%), and teaching (9.17%).
Also of interest is that Lagrangeville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.27% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.
The overall crime rate in Lagrangeville is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Lagrangeville is worth considering.
One downside of living in Lagrangeville is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Lagrangeville, the average commute to work is 33.84 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.
Despite being a small town, Lagrangeville has a lot of people using the train to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the train are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.
Lagrangeville is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 42.46% of adults in Lagrangeville have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.
The per capita income in Lagrangeville in 2010 was $40,707, 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 $162,828 for a family of four.
The people who call Lagrangeville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lagrangeville residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Lagrangeville include Irish, German, English, and Albanian.
The most common language spoken in Lagrangeville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Other Indo-European and Spanish.