Jericho, NY
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Jericho profile


Living in Jericho


Jericho is a somewhat small town located in the state of New York. With a population of 14,808 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Jericho is the 142nd largest community in New York.

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

Jericho is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 94.84% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Jericho is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Jericho who work in management occupations (20.93%), sales jobs (16.22%), and business and financial occupations (10.06%).

Also of interest is that Jericho 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: 7.31% 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.

Jericho 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, Jericho’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

In Jericho, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 35.80 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.

Despite being a small town, Jericho 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 have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Jericho. 70.23% 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 Jericho in 2018 was $73,637, which is wealthy relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $294,548 for a family of four.

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

Jericho also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 26.08%.

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