Port Washington North 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 3,203 people and just one neighborhood, Port Washington North is the 447th largest community in New York.
Real Estate Prices
Port Washington North home prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, but Port Washington North real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Port Washington North is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 97.07% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Port Washington North is a village of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Port Washington North who work in management occupations (16.12%), office and administrative support (13.63%) and sales jobs (12.31%).
Also of interest is that Port Washington North has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Port Washington North 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.
Because of many things, Port Washington North 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, Port Washington North really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Port Washington North 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.
One of the nice things about Port Washington North 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.
One downside of living in Port Washington North, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 36.85 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.
Even though Port Washington North is a smaller village, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the train for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.