Most Expensive Massapequa Neighborhoods
Massapequa is a medium-sized coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of New York. With a population of 22,013 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Massapequa is the 76th largest community in New York.
Massapequa home prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, but Massapequa real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Massapequa is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 87.15% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Massapequa is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Massapequa who work in sales jobs (15.92%), office and administrative support (15.13%) and management occupations (10.61%).
In addition, Massapequa is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.
Because of many things, Massapequa 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, Massapequa really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Massapequa 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.
Massapequa 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.
In Massapequa, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 34.28 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.
Like elsewhere in America, most people in Massapequa use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Massapequa‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the train. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.
The education level of Massapequa ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Massapequa, 43.31% 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 Massapequa in 2010 was $48,154, which is wealthy relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $192,616 for a family of four.
The people who call Massapequa home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Massapequa residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Massapequa include Italian, Irish, German, Polish, English and Russian.
The most common language spoken in Massapequa is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||7,235|
|MASSAPEQUA HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||92.24%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||7.76%|
|TYPE OF MASSAPEQUA HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||95.04%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||0.51%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||3.41%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||0.82%|
|SIZE OF MASSAPEQUA HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||12.36%|
|AGE OF MASSAPEQUA HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||3.06%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||9.55%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||77.47%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||9.92%|
|MASSAPEQUA REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$532,267|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$2,447|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $54,000||1.09%|
|$54,001 - $107,000||0.63%|
|$107,001 - $214,000||0.76%|
|$214,001 - $321,000||3.62%|
|$321,001 - $428,000||19.39%|
|$428,001 - $535,000||26.54%|
|$535,001 - $803,000||36.03%|
|$803,001 - $1,070,000||7.08%|
|PEOPLE OF MASSAPEQUA||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||5.09%|
|5 TO 17||18.54%|
|18 TO 24||7.63%|
|25 TO 34||9.21%|
|35 TO 54||30.68%|
|55 TO 64||13.25%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||15.61%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||95.52%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$122,192|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$48,154|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||1.77%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Education (12.28%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (9.64%)
Public Service (5.80%)
Information Technology (3.79%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||0.44%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.20%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.25%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||0.35%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||4.64%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Italian (45.59%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (91.81%)
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