Plandome 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 1,383 people and just one neighborhood, Plandome is the 672nd largest community in New York. Plandome has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages.
Real Estate Prices
Plandome home prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, but Plandome real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Plandome is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 95.30% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Plandome is a village of managers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Plandome who work in management occupations (24.96%), sales jobs (24.64%) and business and financial occupations (9.56%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Plandome is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Plandome really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Plandome perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Plandome is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.
In Plandome, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 37.48 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.
Plandome, even though it is a small village, has many people who use public transportation every day to get to and from work. This is a great benefit for people in the, village who have a need for low-cost transportation.