Quogue is a tiny coastal village (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of New York. With a population of 986 people and just one neighborhood, Quogue is the 736th largest community in New York.
Real Estate Prices
Quogue home prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, but Quogue real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Quogue is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 85.35% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Quogue is a village of sales and office workers, managers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Quogue who work in sales jobs (22.11%), management occupations (13.37%) and office and administrative support (12.08%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Another notable thing is that Quogue is a major vacation destination. Much of the village’s population is seasonal: many people own second homes and only live there part-time, during the vacation season. The effect on the local economy is that many of the businesses are dependent on tourist dollars, and may operate only during the high season. As the vacation season ends, Quogue’s population drops significantly, such that year-round residents will notice that the city is a much quieter place to live.
Because of many things, Quogue is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Quogue 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 village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Quogue has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Quogue’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
It is a fairly quiet village because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Quogue has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Quogue has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Quogue than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Quogue may be for you.
One of the nice things about Quogue 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.
In Quogue, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 34.69 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.
Even though Quogue 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.