Lagrangeville is a somewhat small town located in the state of New York. With a population of 8,236 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Lagrangeville is the 213th 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, Lagrangeville isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Lagrangeville are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Lagrangeville is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lagrangeville who work in office and administrative support (11.13%), management occupations (11.07%), and teaching (9.53%).
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 9.23% 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, Lagrangeville is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Lagrangeville a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Lagrangeville has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Lagrangeville’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
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 34.89 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.
The education level of Lagrangeville ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Lagrangeville, 44.73% 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 2018 was $48,906, 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 $195,624 for a family of four. However, Lagrangeville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Lagrangeville is a very ethnically-diverse town. 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 Black or African-American. Lagrangeville also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 13.77% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Lagrangeville include Italian, Irish, German, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Lagrangeville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Indo-European.