Round Lake is a tiny village located in the state of New York. With a population of 614 people and just one neighborhood, Round Lake is the 804th largest community in New York. Much of the housing stock in Round Lake was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Round Lake is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 86.85% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Round Lake is a village of professionals, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Round Lake who work in office and administrative support (11.62%), healthcare (9.79%) and management occupations (9.17%).
Also of interest is that Round Lake has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Round Lake 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
Round Lake 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, Round Lake’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
As is often the case in a small village, Round Lake doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.