Mamaroneck is a medium-sized coastal village (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of New York. With a population of 19,375 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Mamaroneck is the 94th largest community in New York.
Mamaroneck home prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, but Mamaroneck real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Mamaroneck is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 85.48% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Mamaroneck is a village of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mamaroneck who work in management occupations (15.37%), sales jobs (9.97%), and office and administrative support (9.91%).
Of important note, Mamaroneck is also a village of artists. Mamaroneck has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Mamaroneck’s character.
Also of interest is that Mamaroneck has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
In addition, Mamaroneck 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.
One of the nice things about Mamaroneck is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.
One downside of living in Mamaroneck is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Mamaroneck, the average commute to work is 30.65 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the village, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative. In addition, it is also a pedestrian-friendly village. Many of Mamaroneck’s neighborhoods are dense enough and have amenities close enough together that people find it feasible to get around on foot.
Even though Mamaroneck is a smaller village, 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.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Mamaroneck. 50.95% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Mamaroneck in 2010 was $51,410, which is wealthy relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $205,640 for a family of four. However, Mamaroneck contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Mamaroneck is a very ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Mamaroneck home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Mamaroneck residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Mamaroneck also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 18.30% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Mamaroneck include Irish, German, Polish, and French .
Mamaroneck also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 24.23%.
The most common language spoken in Mamaroneck is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.