Westhampton Beach, NY

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Westhampton Beach Profile


Overview

Westhampton Beach is a very small coastal village (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of New York. With a population of 1,779 people and just one neighborhood, Westhampton Beach is the 619th largest community in New York.

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

Occupations and Workforce

Westhampton Beach is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 85.12% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Westhampton Beach is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Westhampton Beach who work in management occupations (13.15%), sales jobs (10.98%), and office and administrative support (9.25%).

And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Westhampton Beach has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.

Of important note, Westhampton Beach is also a village of artists. Westhampton Beach has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Westhampton Beach’s character.

Also of interest is that Westhampton Beach has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.


Setting & Lifestyle

Another notable thing is that Westhampton Beach is an extremely popular vacation destination. A significant portion of the population is seasonal. During the vacation season, the village experiences a large influx of people who take up residence in second homes they own in the area. As the vacation season ends, the population drops again, leaving behind a substantially quieter and smaller village.

In addition, Westhampton Beach is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.

Westhampton Beach is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.

One downside of living in Westhampton Beach, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.30 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.

Even though Westhampton Beach is a smaller village, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the train for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.

Westhampton Beach Demographics

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Westhampton Beach. 51.73% 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 Westhampton Beach in 2010 was $66,757, which is wealthy relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $267,028 for a family of four. However, Westhampton Beach contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Westhampton Beach home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Westhampton Beach residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Westhampton Beach include Italian, German, English, and Polish.

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

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Westhampton Beach 0.101011101001110
New York State 3.80
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Westhampton Beach 0.101011101001110
New York State 16.04
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Westhampton Beach 0.101011101001110
New York State 41

Neighborhood Public School Data

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WESTHAMPTON BEACH UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT


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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to NY Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Westhampton Beach Elementary School
379 Mill Rd
Westhampton Beach, NY, 11978
KG-05
Westhampton Beach Senior High School
49 Lilac Rd
Westhampton Beach, NY, 11978
09-12
Westhampton Middle School
340 Mill Rd
Westhampton Beach, NY, 11978
06-08

School District Enrollment By Group

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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 20.9% 47.3%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 16.0% 42.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.9% 5.1%

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