Montebello, NY


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Living in Montebello

Montebello is a very small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 4,652 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Montebello is the 349th largest community in New York.

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

Montebello is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 94.25% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Montebello is a village of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Montebello who work in management occupations (20.45%), healthcare (14.74%), and sales jobs (12.26%).

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

In addition, Montebello is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.

Montebello 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 village’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, Montebello’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

One downside of living in Montebello, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 34.51 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.

Even though Montebello is a smaller village, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the train for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.

If knowledge is power, Montebello is a pretty powerful place. 62.20% of the adults in Montebello have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.

The per capita income in Montebello in 2010 was $68,771, which is wealthy relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $275,084 for a family of four.

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

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