Sleepy Hollow, NY


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Sleepy Hollow is a somewhat small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 10,242 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Sleepy Hollow is the 188th largest community in New York. Sleepy Hollow has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages.

Sleepy Hollow home prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, but Sleepy Hollow real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Sleepy Hollow is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Sleepy Hollow is a village of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sleepy Hollow who work in sales jobs (10.02%), management occupations (9.93%), and maintenance occupations (9.38%).

Of important note, Sleepy Hollow is also a village of artists. Sleepy Hollow has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Sleepy Hollow’s character.

Also of interest is that Sleepy Hollow has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

The overall crime rate in Sleepy Hollow is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.

In Sleepy Hollow, a lot of people use the train to get to work every day though Sleepy Hollow is a relatively small village. Those that ride the train are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.

The population of Sleepy Hollow is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 38.29% of adults in Sleepy Hollow have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Sleepy Hollow in 2010 was $37,170, 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 $148,680 for a family of four. However, Sleepy Hollow contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Sleepy Hollow is an extremely ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Sleepy Hollow home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Sleepy Hollow, accounting for 48.07% of the village’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Sleepy Hollow residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Sleepy Hollow include Irish, German, Portuguese, and English.

Sleepy Hollow also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 39.81%.

The most common language spoken in Sleepy Hollow is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Portuguese.

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