Locust Valley is a very small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of New York. With a population of 3,467 people and just one neighborhood, Locust Valley is the 425th largest community in New York. Locust Valley has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.
Real Estate Prices
Locust Valley home prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, but Locust Valley real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Locust Valley is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 86.31% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Locust Valley is a town of sales and office workers, managers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Locust Valley who work in management occupations (19.48%), office and administrative support (13.01%) and sales jobs (12.20%).
Also of interest is that Locust Valley has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Locust Valley is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
Even though Locust Valley 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.