Mattituck, NY

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Living in Mattituck

Mattituck 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 4,322 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Mattituck is the 363rd largest community in New York.

Mattituck home prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, but Mattituck real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Mattituck is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Mattituck is a town of sales and office workers, managers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Mattituck who work in sales jobs (20.59%), management occupations (13.21%), and office and administrative support (8.54%).

Of important note, Mattituck is also a town of artists. Mattituck has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Mattituck’s character.

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

Mattituck 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 town’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, Mattituck’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

Mattituck 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.

Mattituck is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 43.37% of adults in Mattituck have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

The per capita income in Mattituck in 2018 was $48,713, which is upper middle income relative to New York, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $194,852 for a family of four.

The people who call Mattituck home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Mattituck residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Mattituck include German, Irish, Polish, Italian, and English.

The most common language spoken in Mattituck is English. Other important languages spoken here include Greek and Russian.