Rhinebeck is a very small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 2,563 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Rhinebeck is the 496th largest community in New York.
Housing costs in Rhinebeck are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in New York.
Rhinebeck is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 93.88% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Rhinebeck is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Rhinebeck who work in healthcare (16.69%), management occupations (12.58%), and sales jobs (12.00%).
Of important note, Rhinebeck is also a village of artists. Rhinebeck has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Rhinebeck’s character.
And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Rhinebeck 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.
Despite being a small village, Rhinebeck has a lot of people using the train to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the train are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.
The education level of Rhinebeck ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Rhinebeck, 46.33% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Rhinebeck in 2018 was $47,286, which is upper middle income relative to New York, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $189,144 for a family of four. However, Rhinebeck contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Rhinebeck is a somewhat ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Rhinebeck home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Rhinebeck residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Rhinebeck include Irish, German, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Rhinebeck is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.