Middleburgh is a very small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 1,143 people and just one neighborhood, Middleburgh is the 731st largest community in New York. Middleburgh has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Middleburgh is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Middleburgh is a village of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Middleburgh who work in office and administrative support (14.25%), food service (10.07%), and teaching (7.71%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.80% 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.
Middleburgh’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
The percentage of adults in Middleburgh who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 20.35% of the adults in Middleburgh have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Middleburgh in 2018 was $37,573, which is middle income relative to New York, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $150,292 for a family of four. However, Middleburgh contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Middleburgh home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Middleburgh residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Middleburgh include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Middleburgh is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Other Indo-European.
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.
If you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the is an excellent choice for you to consider for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by NeighborhoodScout as among the top 8.9% of retiree-friendly neighborhoods in New York, combining peace and quiet, safety from crime, and offering diverse housing options from which retirees can choose. Maybe it's because of these amenities that a large proportion of the residents here are college educated seniors, mixed with other age groups. For these and other reasons, NeighborhoodScout identifies this neighborhood as a top-notch place to consider if you are thinking of or planning to retire in New York.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Dutch and French ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Dutch ancestry and 7.5% have French ancestry.
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Middleburgh are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 50.9% of the neighborhoods in America. With 13.4% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 55.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the neighborhood, 31.3% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 30.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (22.9%), and 15.3% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.1% of households.
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the neighborhood in Middleburgh, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (24.0%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (20.5%), and residents who report Italian roots (14.2%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (11.8%), along with some French ancestry residents (7.5%), among others.
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (37.7% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.
Here most residents (79.3%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (10.2%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.