Malverne is a somewhat small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 8,571 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Malverne is the 209th largest community in New York.
Malverne home prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, but Malverne real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Malverne is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 87.26% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Malverne is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Malverne who work in management occupations (13.56%), office and administrative support (13.29%), and teaching (12.45%).
In addition, Malverne is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.
Malverne 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, Malverne’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 Malverne, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 33.66 minutes every day commuting to work. It is, however, a pedestrian-friendly village. Many of its neighborhoods are dense enough and have amenities close enough together that people find it feasible to get around on foot. In addition, 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.
Despite being a small village, Malverne has a lot of people using the train to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the train are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.
The education level of Malverne ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Malverne, 49.82% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Malverne in 2010 was $46,787, which is wealthy relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $187,148 for a family of four.
Malverne is a somewhat ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Malverne home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Malverne residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Malverne include Italian, German, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Malverne is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Russian.