New City is a medium-sized town located in the state of New York. With a population of 34,690 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, New City is the 32nd largest community in New York.
New City home prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, but New City real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
New City is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 89.80% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, New City is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in New City who work in management occupations (13.41%), office and administrative support (11.74%), and healthcare (11.70%).
Also of interest is that New City has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
New City 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, New City’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
In New City, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.83 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.
Like elsewhere in America, most people in New City use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of New City‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the bus. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.
If knowledge is power, New City is a pretty powerful place. 57.66% of the adults in New City 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 New City in 2010 was $48,389, which is wealthy relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $193,556 for a family of four.
New City is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call New City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of New City residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in New City include Irish, German, Russian, and Polish.
New City also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 19.17%.
The most common language spoken in New City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French Creole.