Clifton Park, NY
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Living in Clifton Park

Clifton Park is a medium-sized town located in the state of New York. With a population of 38,153 people and 12 constituent neighborhoods, Clifton Park is the 27th largest community in New York.

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

A relatively large number of people in Clifton Park telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 12.37% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Because of many things, Clifton Park is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Clifton Park 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, Clifton Park has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Clifton Park’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Clifton Park, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Clifton Park is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 59.24% 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 Clifton Park in 2018 was $59,260, which is wealthy relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $237,040 for a family of four.

Clifton Park is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Clifton Park home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Clifton Park residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Clifton Park include Irish, Italian, German, English, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Clifton Park is English. Other important languages spoken here include Arabic and Spanish.