Lake Grove, NY


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Lake Grove is a somewhat small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 11,235 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Lake Grove is the 169th largest community in New York.

Housing costs in Lake Grove 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.

Lake Grove is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 85.75% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Lake Grove is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lake Grove who work in sales jobs (13.48%), office and administrative support (11.68%), and management occupations (11.59%).

Also of interest is that Lake Grove has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Lake Grove 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 village’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, Lake Grove’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

One downside of living in Lake Grove, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 33.43 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.

In Lake Grove, a lot of people use the train to get to work every day though Lake Grove is a relatively small village. Those that ride the train are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.

The population of Lake Grove is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 35.73% of adults in Lake Grove have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Lake Grove in 2010 was $38,141, 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 $152,564 for a family of four. However, Lake Grove contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Lake Grove home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lake Grove residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Lake Grove also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.00% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Lake Grove include Irish, German, Polish, and English.

Lake Grove also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 15.61%.

The most common language spoken in Lake Grove is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Persian.