Albertson is a somewhat small town located in the state of New York. With a population of 5,220 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Albertson is the 314th largest community in New York.
Albertson home prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, but Albertson real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Albertson is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 88.37% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Albertson is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Albertson who work in business and financial occupations (11.46%), office and administrative support (11.11%), and healthcare (10.51%).
Also of interest is that Albertson has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Albertson is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Albertson a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Albertson has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Albertson’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Albertson, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 37.49 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 Albertson is a smaller town, 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.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Albertson. 54.95% 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 Albertson in 2018 was $55,238, which is wealthy relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $220,952 for a family of four.
Albertson is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Albertson home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Albertson residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Albertson include Italian, Irish, German, Yugoslavian, and Polish.
In addition, Albertson has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (35.70%).
The most common language spoken in Albertson is English. Other important languages spoken here include Langs. of India and Other Asian languages.