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.

Housing costs in Westbury 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.

Unlike some villages, Westbury isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Westbury are a mix of both white- and blue-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 (12.19%), sales jobs (11.87%), and management occupations (8.14%).

Despite being a small village, Westbury has a lot of people using the train to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the train are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.

The citizens of Westbury are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 34.28% of adults in Westbury have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Westbury in 2010 was $35,949, 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 $143,796 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 27.60% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Westbury include Irish, Haitian, German, and Jamaican.

In addition, Westbury has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (33.26%).

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