Staatsburg is a tiny town located in the state of New York. With a population of 372 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Staatsburg is the 874th largest community in New York. Much of the housing stock in Staatsburg was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.
Staatsburg is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 100.00% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Staatsburg is a town of professionals, service providers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Staatsburg who work in healthcare (26.85%), community and social services (25.50%) and law enforcement and fire fighting (17.45%).
Of important note, Staatsburg is also a town of artists. Staatsburg has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Staatsburg’s character.
Also of interest is that Staatsburg has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 11.41% 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.
In addition, Staatsburg is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.
Because of many things, Staatsburg is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Staatsburg really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Staatsburg perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
One downside of living in Staatsburg is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Staatsburg, the average commute to work is 43.33 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the town, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
Despite being a small town, Staatsburg 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.
If knowledge is power, Staatsburg is a pretty powerful place. 70.29% of the adults in Staatsburg have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Staatsburg in 2010 was $36,587, 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 $146,348 for a family of four.
The people who call Staatsburg home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Staatsburg residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Staatsburg include Irish, German, English, French, Scottish and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Staatsburg is English. Some people also speak German.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||149|
|STAATSBURG HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||65.47%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||34.53%|
|TYPE OF STAATSBURG HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||86.83%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||0.00%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||13.17%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||0.00%|
|SIZE OF STAATSBURG HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||10.78%|
|AGE OF STAATSBURG HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||0.00%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||17.96%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||15.57%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||66.47%|
|STAATSBURG REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$235,209|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,336|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $45,000||5.51%|
|$45,001 - $91,000||0.00%|
|$91,001 - $182,000||33.86%|
|$182,001 - $273,000||35.43%|
|$273,001 - $364,000||18.90%|
|$364,001 - $455,000||0.00%|
|$455,001 - $682,000||6.30%|
|$682,001 - $910,000||0.00%|
|PEOPLE OF STAATSBURG||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||8.51%|
|5 TO 17||23.62%|
|18 TO 24||9.15%|
|25 TO 34||3.19%|
|35 TO 54||16.60%|
|55 TO 64||19.79%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||19.15%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||90.58%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$123,393|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$36,587|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||6.09%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Education (52.35%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (20.81%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||4.89%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.00%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||3.83%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||0.00%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||3.40%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Irish (44.26%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (96.28%)
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