Most Expensive Plainview Neighborhoods
Plainview is a medium-sized town located in the state of New York. With a population of 26,613 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Plainview is the 63rd largest community in New York.
Plainview home prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, but Plainview real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Plainview is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 92.15% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Plainview is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Plainview who work in sales jobs (14.22%), management occupations (12.96%) and teaching (12.48%).
Of important note, Plainview is also a town of artists. Plainview has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Plainview’s character.
Also of interest is that Plainview has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
In addition, Plainview is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.
Because of many things, Plainview is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Plainview a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Plainview has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Plainview’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Plainview is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Plainview, the average commute to work is 32.92 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.
For the size of the town, public transportation in Plainview is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the train. For Plainview, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Plainview. 59.86% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Plainview in 2010 was $50,434, which is wealthy relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $201,736 for a family of four.
Plainview is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Plainview home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Plainview residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Plainview include Italian, Polish, Russian, Irish, German and Eastern European.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Plainview's cultural character, accounting for 15.19% of the town’s population.
The languages spoken by people in Plainview are also diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in Plainview is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Korean and Chinese.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||9,009|
|PLAINVIEW HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||92.51%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||7.49%|
|TYPE OF PLAINVIEW HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||88.50%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||2.60%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||3.82%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||4.72%|
|SIZE OF PLAINVIEW HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||7.09%|
|AGE OF PLAINVIEW HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||6.70%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||11.11%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||80.91%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||1.29%|
|PLAINVIEW REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$532,375|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$2,378|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $54,000||2.28%|
|$54,001 - $107,000||0.86%|
|$107,001 - $214,000||0.74%|
|$214,001 - $321,000||1.42%|
|$321,001 - $428,000||13.84%|
|$428,001 - $535,000||33.26%|
|$535,001 - $803,000||40.42%|
|$803,001 - $1,070,000||4.39%|
|PEOPLE OF PLAINVIEW||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||5.10%|
|5 TO 17||18.29%|
|18 TO 24||6.82%|
|25 TO 34||6.85%|
|35 TO 54||29.76%|
|55 TO 64||14.48%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||18.69%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||96.14%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$122,591|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$50,434|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||3.23%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Education (15.72%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (13.21%)
Information Technology (4.11%)
Public Service (2.79%)
Real estate (2.03%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||0.65%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.16%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.04%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.76%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||1.02%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||4.67%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Italian (16.56%)
Eastern European (3.20%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (80.49%)
Indic languages (1.49%)
Other Asian languages (1.01%)
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