Mahopac, NY
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Living in Mahopac

Mahopac is a somewhat small town located in the state of New York. With a population of 8,932 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Mahopac is the 202nd largest community in New York.

Housing costs in Mahopac 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.

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

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 9.26% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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, Mahopac is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Mahopac really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Mahopac perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

One downside of living in Mahopac, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 36.11 minutes every day commuting to work.

The population of Mahopac 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: 38.82% of adults in Mahopac have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Mahopac in 2018 was $53,406, which is wealthy relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $213,624 for a family of four.

Mahopac is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Mahopac home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Mahopac residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Mahopac also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.54% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Mahopac include Italian, Irish, German, English, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Mahopac is English. Other important languages spoken here include Other Indo-European and Italian.