Hauppauge, NY
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Hauppauge profile

Living in Hauppauge

Hauppauge is a medium-sized town located in the state of New York. With a population of 20,083 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Hauppauge is the 87th largest community in New York.

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

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

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

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.81% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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, Hauppauge is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Hauppauge really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Hauppauge perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

The citizens of Hauppauge are among the most well-educated in the nation: 47.65% of adults in Hauppauge have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Hauppauge in 2018 was $55,057, which is wealthy relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $220,228 for a family of four.

Hauppauge is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Hauppauge home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hauppauge residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Hauppauge also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.86% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Hauppauge include Italian, Irish, German, Polish, and English.

The most common language spoken in Hauppauge is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.