Nissequogue is a very small coastal village (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of New York. With a population of 1,761 people and just one neighborhood, Nissequogue is the 612th largest community in New York.
Real Estate Prices
Nissequogue home prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, but Nissequogue real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Nissequogue is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 89.01% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Nissequogue is a village of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Nissequogue who work in management occupations (19.25%), office and administrative support (15.40%) and teaching (11.33%).
A relatively large number of people in Nissequogue telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.40% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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
In addition, Nissequogue is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.
Nissequogue 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, Nissequogue’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
One of the nice things about Nissequogue is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.