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Worcester - East Worcester, NY

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Overview


Worcester - East Worcester is a very small town located in the state of New York. With a population of 2,094 people and just one neighborhood, Worcester - East Worcester is the 576th largest community in New York. Worcester - East Worcester has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.

Occupations and Workforce

Worcester - East Worcester is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Worcester - East Worcester is a town of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Worcester - East Worcester who work in healthcare suport services (18.70%), teaching (12.47%), and management occupations (8.13%).

Setting & Lifestyle

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!) Worcester - East Worcester 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. Worcester - East Worcester has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Worcester - East Worcester than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Worcester - East Worcester may be for you.

One downside of living in Worcester - East Worcester, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.12 minutes every day commuting to work.

Being a small town, Worcester - East Worcester does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Demographics

In terms of college education, Worcester - East Worcester is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 27.83% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Worcester - East Worcester in 2018 was $31,119, which is lower middle income relative to New York, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $124,476 for a family of four. However, Worcester - East Worcester contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Worcester - East Worcester home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Worcester - East Worcester residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Worcester - East Worcester include German, Irish, English, Italian, and European.

The most common language spoken in Worcester - East Worcester is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Worcester - East Worcester, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Real Estate

Unpopulated, and rural, the neighborhood is one of the least crowded neighborhoods in all of America. If you like open space, no traffic, and lots of room, this neighborhood may be just what you are looking for. According to NeighborhoodScout's leading research, this neighborhood is less densely populated than 90.1% of the neighborhoods in America. One of the notable things about is that it is one of the quietest neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and quantitative rating of quietness. When you are here, you will find it to be very quiet. If quiet and peaceful are your cup of tea, you may have found a great place for you.

In addition, vacant homes and apartments are a significant characteristic of this neighborhood. In fact, with 33.2% of the residential real estate vacant, the neighborhood claims the distinction of having a higher vacancy rate than 95.5% of the neighborhoods in America. This can either be because much of the property is seasonally occupied, like in many vacation areas, or that much of the real estate is more permanently abandoned.

Car Ownership

We Americans love our cars. Not only are they a necessity for most Americans due to the shape of our neighborhoods and the distances between where we live, work, shop, and go to school, but we also fancy them. As a result, most households in America have one, two, or three cars. But NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis shows that the neighborhood has a highly unusual pattern of car ownership. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 39.9% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 98.2% of the neighborhoods in the nation.

Modes of Transportation

Our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the (26.1%) than in 97.7% of the neighborhoods in America.

Occupations

It used to be that most Americans lived on the farm, or otherwise made their living from the land, the forests, or the sea. With global trade and an economy increasingly based on providing services to one another, fewer people farm, fish or harvest timber now than at any time in American history. But according to NeighborhoodScout's leading analysis, the neighborhood stands apart from most American neighborhood due to the proportion of its residents still working in these fields. With 4.0% of the workforce so employed, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of such workers than 95.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.

People

If you're planning where to retire, the neighborhood in Worcester - East Worcester is a great option to consider. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive retirement dream area analysis, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety ratings compared to other neighborhoods in NY, offers a wide range of housing options, and has already attracted an enviable mix of college educated seniors. This neighborhood ranks as better for retirement living than 87.2% of the neighborhoods in New York. If you are considering retiring to New York, this is a good neighborhood to look at.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more Czechoslovakian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Czechoslovakian ancestry.

is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 13.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Italian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.0% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Worcester - East Worcester are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 61.5% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 8.9% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 54.2% of America's neighborhoods.

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the neighborhood, 29.4% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 25.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (23.2%), and 17.7% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood 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 the neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.3% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the neighborhood in Worcester - East Worcester, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (23.1%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (21.0%), and residents who report English roots (15.2%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (12.8%), along with some Puerto Rican ancestry residents (4.4%), among others.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (35.6% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (71.9%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (26.1%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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