Westbury, NY


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Westbury is a medium-sized village located in the state of New York. With a population of 15,379 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Westbury is the 130th largest community in New York.

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

Westbury is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Westbury is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Westbury who work in office and administrative support (12.75%), sales jobs (11.15%), and management occupations (9.46%).

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

The citizens of Westbury are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 35.51% of adults in Westbury have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Westbury in 2010 was $35,553, which is upper middle income relative to New York, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $142,212 for a family of four. However, Westbury contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Westbury is an extremely ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Westbury home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Westbury residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Westbury also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 28.45% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Westbury include Irish, German, Jamaican, and Haitian.

In addition, Westbury has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (34.62%).

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