Mount Sinai, NY
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Living in Mount Sinai

Mount Sinai 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 11,623 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Mount Sinai is the 162nd largest community in New York.

Housing costs in Mount Sinai are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in New York.

Also of interest is that Mount Sinai 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 Mount Sinai telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.11% 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, Mount Sinai is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Mount Sinai 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, Mount Sinai has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Mount Sinai’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

One of the nice things about Mount Sinai 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 Mount Sinai is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Mount Sinai, the average commute to work is 30.20 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

The citizens of Mount Sinai are among the most well-educated in the nation: 49.02% of adults in Mount Sinai 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 Mount Sinai in 2018 was $54,280, which is wealthy relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $217,120 for a family of four.

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

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