Monsey is a medium-sized town located in the state of New York. With a population of 20,074 people and just one neighborhood, Monsey is the 101st largest community in New York.
Real Estate Prices
Monsey home prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, but Monsey real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Monsey is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 89.87% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Monsey is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Monsey who work in teaching (21.62%), office and administrative support (19.74%) and sales jobs (11.48%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.69% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
Overall, Monsey’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
Many people in Monsey take advantage of public transportation to get around. In fact, for the size of the town, the number of people who use the bus to commute to work is quite high. This helps to fill a need among Monsey citizens for affordable transportation.