Newcomb is a very small town located in the state of New York. With a population of 1,461 people and just one neighborhood, Newcomb is the 651st largest community in New York.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Newcomb isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Newcomb are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Newcomb is a town of service providers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Newcomb who work in office and administrative support (12.55%), management occupations (9.41%) and food service (9.23%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Another notable thing is that Newcomb is a major vacation destination. Much of the town’s population is seasonal: many people own second homes and only live there part-time, during the vacation season. The effect on the local economy is that many of the businesses are dependent on tourist dollars, and may operate only during the high season. As the vacation season ends, Newcomb’s population drops significantly, such that year-round residents will notice that the city is a much quieter place to live.
The overall crime rate in Newcomb 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 town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Newcomb has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Newcomb a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Newcomb is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.