Millbrook, NY


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Millbrook is a very small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 1,425 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Millbrook is the 653rd largest community in New York.

Housing costs in Millbrook are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in New York.

Millbrook is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 86.90% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Millbrook is a village of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Millbrook who work in food service (11.46%), teaching (10.33%), and management occupations (9.95%).

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 9.37% 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.

The overall crime rate in Millbrook is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.

The citizens of Millbrook are among the most well-educated in the nation: 43.58% of adults in Millbrook have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Millbrook in 2010 was $47,469, which is wealthy relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $189,876 for a family of four. However, Millbrook contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

The most common language spoken in Millbrook is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Chinese.