Lagrangeville is a somewhat small town located in the state of New York. With a population of 8,647 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.
Lagrangeville is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 management occupations (13.76%), office and administrative support (13.10%), and sales jobs (10.78%).
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 7.43% 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.
Lagrangeville is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the 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 34.46 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
The citizens of Lagrangeville are among the most well-educated in the nation: 42.02% of adults in Lagrangeville have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Lagrangeville in 2010 was $43,212, 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 $172,848 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 Italian, Irish, German, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Lagrangeville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Other Indo-European and Polish.