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Thiells, NY

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Overview


Thiells is a somewhat small town located in the state of New York. With a population of 5,240 people and just one neighborhood, Thiells is the 312th largest community in New York.

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

Occupations and Workforce

Thiells is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 90.27% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Thiells is a town of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Thiells who work in management occupations (13.62%), office and administrative support (11.40%), and teaching (9.36%).

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

Setting & Lifestyle

Because of many things, Thiells 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, Thiells really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Thiells 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 Thiells, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.27 minutes every day commuting to work.

Demographics

Thiells is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 49.16% of adults in Thiells have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

The per capita income in Thiells in 2018 was $57,548, which is wealthy relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $230,192 for a family of four.

Thiells is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Thiells home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Thiells residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Thiells also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 20.35% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Thiells include Italian, Irish, German, Ukrainian, and Haitian.

The most common language spoken in Thiells is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French Creole.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

People

Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

In addition, a majority of the adults in the neighborhood are wealthy and educated executives. They own stately homes that tend to maintain high real estate appreciation rates. Their upper-level careers keep them busy, but allow them to live comfortably. If you're an executive and want to keep similar company, consider settling in this neighborhood, rated as an executive lifestyle "best choice" neighborhood for New York by NeighborhoodScout's analysis, which rated it as better for executive lifestyles than 99.0% of the neighborhoods in New York. In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for first-time home buyers and urban sophisticates.

Real Estate

One way that the neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 98.2% of the neighborhoods in America. When you walk or drive around this neighborhood, you'll instantly notice the size of the homes here which definitely makes a strong visual statement.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more Ukrainian and Dominican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Ukrainian ancestry and 6.5% have Dominican ancestry.

The Neighbors

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Thiells are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 87.0% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 100.0% of America's neighborhoods.

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the neighborhood, 51.6% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 21.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (16.7%), and 9.8% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 76.6% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, French and Tagalog (the first language of the Philippine region).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the neighborhood in Thiells, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Italian (14.1%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (11.0%), and residents who report Puerto Rican roots (10.1%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (7.2%), along with some Asian ancestry residents (6.8%), among others. In addition, 10.9% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (30.7% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (80.6%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (10.5%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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