Old Bethpage is a somewhat small town located in the state of New York. With a population of 5,607 people and just one neighborhood, Old Bethpage is the 291st largest community in New York.
Real Estate Prices
Old Bethpage home prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, but Old Bethpage real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Old Bethpage is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 93.87% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Old Bethpage is a town of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Old Bethpage who work in management occupations (15.97%), sales jobs (15.93%) and teaching (14.72%).
Also of interest is that Old Bethpage has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Old Bethpage 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, Old Bethpage’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Old Bethpage is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Old Bethpage, the average commute to work is 32.93 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the town, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
Despite being a small town, Old Bethpage has a lot of people using the train to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the train are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.