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Unionville, NY

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Overview


Unionville is a tiny village located in the state of New York. With a population of 634 people and just one neighborhood, Unionville is the 849th largest community in New York. Unionville has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages.

Housing costs in Unionville 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

Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Unionville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Unionville is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Unionville who work in office and administrative support (18.88%), healthcare (13.56%), and legal occupations (6.38%).

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 13.28% 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.

Setting & Lifestyle

Unionville’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.

One downside of living in Unionville, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.98 minutes every day commuting to work.

Unionville is a small village, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

Demographics

The overall education level of Unionville citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 32.19% of adults in Unionville have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Unionville in 2022 was $37,919, which is middle income relative to New York, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $151,676 for a family of four. However, Unionville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Unionville is a somewhat ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Unionville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Unionville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Unionville also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.60% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Unionville include Italian, German, Irish, Polish, and Russian.

The most common language spoken in Unionville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Unionville, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Car Ownership

American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or three. But households in the neighborhood buck this trend. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 33.9% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 95.5% of the neighborhoods in the nation.

People

The neighborhood is considered a solid choice for executive lifestyles. NeighborhoodScout's analysis ranks it as better than 92.5% of New York neighborhoods for executive living, based on the wealthy, educated professionals, executives, and managers who choose to reside here, the spacious homes that are prominent features of the real estate in the neighborhood, and the high real estate appreciation rates found here relative to other neighborhoods in the state. In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more Austrian and Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Austrian ancestry and 23.5% have Irish ancestry.

is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Portuguese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.0% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Unionville are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 84.9% of the neighborhoods in America. With 27.2% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 78.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the neighborhood, 42.8% 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 23.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (19.6%), and 13.8% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 92.9% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Polish and Italian.

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 Unionville, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (23.5%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (16.4%), and residents who report German roots (16.1%), and some of the residents are also of Puerto Rican ancestry (7.5%), along with some English ancestry residents (4.7%), among others.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (41.2% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (83.2%) 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 (8.8%) . 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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