Valhalla, NY


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Valhalla is a very small town located in the state of New York. With a population of 3,202 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Valhalla is the 446th largest community in New York.

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

Valhalla is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 90.07% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Valhalla is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Valhalla who work in office and administrative support (15.00%), management occupations (12.89%), and healthcare (11.18%).

In addition, Valhalla is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.

Because of many things, Valhalla is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Valhalla 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, Valhalla has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Valhalla’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

In Valhalla, a lot of people use the train to get to work every day though Valhalla is a relatively small town. Those that ride the train are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Valhalla. 51.12% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Valhalla in 2010 was $48,548, which is wealthy relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $194,192 for a family of four.

Valhalla is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Valhalla home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Valhalla residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Valhalla also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.15% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Valhalla include Irish, German, Polish, and Croatian.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Valhalla's cultural character, accounting for 17.99% of the town’s population.

The most common language spoken in Valhalla is English. Other important languages spoken here include Serbo-Croatian and Spanish.