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Westhampton is a very small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of New York. With a population of 3,145 people and just one neighborhood, Westhampton is the 456th largest community in New York.
Westhampton home prices are not only among the most expensive in New York, but Westhampton real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Westhampton is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Westhampton is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Westhampton who work in sales jobs (19.36%), office and administrative support (14.41%), and management occupations (11.81%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.91% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.
Another notable thing is that Westhampton is an extremely popular vacation destination. A significant portion of the population is seasonal. During the vacation season, the town experiences a large influx of people who take up residence in second homes they own in the area. As the vacation season ends, the population drops again, leaving behind a substantially quieter and smaller town.
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children – all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you’re looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Westhampton is worth considering.
Westhampton is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
Even though Westhampton is a smaller town, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the subway for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.
The education level of Westhampton ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Westhampton, 43.07% have at least a bachelor’s degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor’s degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Westhampton in 2010 was $47,907, which is wealthy relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $191,628 for a family of four. However, Westhampton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Westhampton is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Westhampton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Westhampton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Westhampton include Italian, German, Polish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Westhampton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.