Thiells is a somewhat small town located in the state of New York. With a population of 5,159 people and just one neighborhood, Thiells is the 322nd largest community in New York.
Real Estate Prices
Housing costs in Thiells 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
Thiells is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 90.34% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Thiells is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Thiells who work in office and administrative support (19.49%), sales jobs (13.68%) and healthcare (9.07%).
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 great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Thiells 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 town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Thiells has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Thiells’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
In Thiells, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.67 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 town, Thiells has a lot of people using the bus to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the bus are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.