Woodmere is a medium-sized town located in the state of New York. With a population of 17,241 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Woodmere is the 110th largest community in New York.
Woodmere home prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, but Woodmere real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Woodmere is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 92.76% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Woodmere is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Woodmere who work in sales jobs (14.27%), teaching (14.23%) and healthcare (13.35%).
In addition, Woodmere 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.
Woodmere 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, Woodmere’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Woodmere is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Woodmere, the average commute to work is 37.62 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the town, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
Despite being a small town, Woodmere 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.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Woodmere, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Woodmere is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 61.72% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Woodmere in 2010 was $49,929, which is wealthy relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $199,716 for a family of four.
The people who call Woodmere home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Woodmere residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Woodmere include Polish, Russian, Italian, Eastern European, German and Irish.
The languages spoken by people in Woodmere are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in Woodmere is English. Other important languages spoken here include Hebrew, Spanish and Russian.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||5,042|
|WOODMERE HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||87.63%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||12.37%|
|TYPE OF WOODMERE HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||86.56%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||1.31%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||2.70%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||9.44%|
|SIZE OF WOODMERE HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||24.78%|
|AGE OF WOODMERE HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||3.88%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||8.73%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||61.44%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||25.96%|
|WOODMERE REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$661,338|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,789|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $54,000||1.04%|
|$54,001 - $107,000||1.26%|
|$107,001 - $214,000||2.68%|
|$214,001 - $321,000||2.79%|
|$321,001 - $428,000||7.80%|
|$428,001 - $535,000||19.32%|
|$535,001 - $803,000||46.24%|
|$803,001 - $1,070,000||16.71%|
|PEOPLE OF WOODMERE||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||6.23%|
|5 TO 17||25.00%|
|18 TO 24||6.79%|
|25 TO 34||9.05%|
|35 TO 54||25.59%|
|55 TO 64||12.35%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||14.98%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||95.05%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$127,265|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$49,929|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||6.11%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (20.16%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (11.37%)
Public Service (3.58%)
Information Technology (2.87%)
Real estate (2.09%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||3.33%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.00%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||2.18%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||1.50%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||5.90%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Polish (11.09%)
Eastern European (6.96%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (75.55%)
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