Lake Mohegan is a somewhat small town located in the state of New York. With a population of 6,159 people and just one neighborhood, Lake Mohegan is the 277th largest community in New York.
Real Estate Prices
Housing costs in Lake Mohegan 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.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Lake Mohegan is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Lake Mohegan is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lake Mohegan who work in office and administrative support (15.64%), management occupations (12.45%) and sales jobs (10.08%).
Setting & Lifestyle
In Lake Mohegan, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 33.55 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.
Even though Lake Mohegan is a smaller town, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the train for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.