Miller Place, NY
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Miller Place profile

Living in Miller Place

Miller Place is a somewhat small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of New York. With a population of 11,723 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Miller Place is the 160th largest community in New York.

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

A relatively large number of people in Miller Place telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.78% 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, Miller Place is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Miller Place 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, Miller Place has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Miller Place’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

One of the nice things about Miller Place is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.

One downside of living in Miller Place, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 34.29 minutes every day commuting to work.

Miller Place is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 46.29% of adults in Miller Place have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

The per capita income in Miller Place in 2018 was $48,642, which is upper middle income relative to New York, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $194,568 for a family of four.

Miller Place is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Miller Place home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Miller Place residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Miller Place also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.88% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Miller Place include Italian, Irish, German, Scottish, and English.

The most common language spoken in Miller Place is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Russian.