Piermont is a very small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 2,571 people and just one neighborhood, Piermont is the 515th largest community in New York.
Real Estate Prices
Piermont home prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, but Piermont real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Piermont is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 96.98% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Piermont is a village of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Piermont who work in management occupations (18.62%), sales jobs (18.26%) and healthcare (10.42%).
Of important note, Piermont is also a village of artists. Piermont has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Piermont’s character.
And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Piermont has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Piermont 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.
One downside of living in Piermont, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.46 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.
In Piermont, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Piermont is a relatively small village. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.