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.
A relatively large number of people in Lagrangeville telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.27% 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.
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.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Lagrangeville has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Lagrangeville a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
In Lagrangeville, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 33.84 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.
In Lagrangeville, a lot of people use the train to get to work every day though Lagrangeville is a relatively small town. Those that ride the train are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
The education level of Lagrangeville ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Lagrangeville, 42.46% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
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.