West Hurley is a very small town located in the state of New York. With a population of 1,905 people and just one neighborhood, West Hurley is the 575th largest community in New York.
Occupations and Workforce
West Hurley is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 87.32% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, West Hurley is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in West Hurley who work in teaching (19.18%), sales jobs (15.88%) and management occupations (11.58%).
Setting & Lifestyle
West Hurley is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, West Hurley’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) West Hurley has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. West Hurley has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in West Hurley than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, West Hurley may be for you.
In West Hurley, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though West Hurley is a relatively small town. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.