Sloatsburg is a very small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 3,133 people and just one neighborhood, Sloatsburg is the 458th largest community in New York.
Real Estate Prices
Housing costs in Sloatsburg 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.
Occupations and Workforce
Sloatsburg is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 86.09% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Sloatsburg is a village of professionals, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sloatsburg who work in teaching (13.67%), office and administrative support (12.04%) and sales jobs (11.74%).
Of important note, Sloatsburg is also a village of artists. Sloatsburg has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Sloatsburg’s character.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Sloatsburg is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Sloatsburg 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, Sloatsburg has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Sloatsburg’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
In Sloatsburg, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.56 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.
Despite being a small village, Sloatsburg 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.