Tuckahoe is a somewhat small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 6,623 people and just one neighborhood, Tuckahoe is the 267th largest community in New York. Tuckahoe has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Real Estate Prices
Tuckahoe home prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, but Tuckahoe real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Tuckahoe is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 88.67% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Tuckahoe is a village of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Tuckahoe who work in teaching (13.74%), office and administrative support (12.55%) and management occupations (11.52%).
Of important note, Tuckahoe is also a village of artists. Tuckahoe has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Tuckahoe’s character.
Setting & Lifestyle
For a small village, there is also a high proportion of single, often educated, people living in Tuckahoe. This is not typical for smaller communities in America, and adds a feeling of vibrancy to Tuckahoe.
Overall, Tuckahoe’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
One downside of living in Tuckahoe, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.70 minutes every day commuting to work. It is, however, a pedestrian-friendly village. Many of its neighborhoods are dense enough and have amenities close enough together that people find it feasible to get around on foot. In addition, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.
Even though Tuckahoe is a smaller village, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the train for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.