Roslyn Harbor 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 1,075 people and just one neighborhood, Roslyn Harbor is the 721st largest community in New York.
Real Estate Prices
Roslyn Harbor home prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, but Roslyn Harbor real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Roslyn Harbor is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 97.35% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Roslyn Harbor is a village of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Roslyn Harbor who work in sales jobs (21.20%), management occupations (15.42%) and office and administrative support (14.46%).
Of important note, Roslyn Harbor is also a village of artists. Roslyn Harbor has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Roslyn Harbor’s character.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 9.83% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Roslyn Harbor 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.
Roslyn Harbor is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Roslyn Harbor’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Roslyn Harbor 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.
One downside of living in Roslyn Harbor, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.89 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.
In Roslyn Harbor, a lot of people use the train to get to work every day though Roslyn Harbor is a relatively small village. Those that ride the train are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.