Thornwood is a very small town located in the state of New York. With a population of 3,807 people and just one neighborhood, Thornwood is the 390th largest community in New York.
Real Estate Prices
Thornwood home prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, but Thornwood real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Thornwood isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Thornwood are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Thornwood is a town of professionals, service providers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Thornwood who work in management occupations (15.10%), office and administrative support (11.61%) and sales jobs (8.83%).
Of important note, Thornwood is also a town of artists. Thornwood has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Thornwood’s character.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Thornwood 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, Thornwood really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Thornwood 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.
Despite being a small town, Thornwood 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.