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East Meadow, NY

East Meadow is a town in New York with a population of slightly more than 37,000. Retirees make up a greater percentage of the population (19%) here than nationally (14%). With an average age of just under 43, the city's population is older than most cities in New York. Just 12% of residents rent in East Meadow, as home ownership is common in the area. Relatively high rent costs could be playing a role, as the average rent of $1,653 a month is substantially higher than the state average of $1,280.

With an average commute time of about 34 minutes, slower than most cities in the state, East Meadow residents are well aware that it takes some patience traveling to work. Driving a car or truck is the prevailing mode of getting to work, opted for by 43% of commuters, while public transit is used by only 4% of the population. Not many commuters walk to work.

Compared to the national average (7%), East Meadow has a high concentration of residents over the age of 25 who have advanced degrees, as 11% have earned a Master's degree or a Doctorate. Further, 15% have earned a Bachelor's degree. There are three primary industries in East Meadow: healthcare, education, and retail. Combined, these industries make up 21% of the workforce in the city. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many workers in these industries are in sales, as 9% of the city's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any field. East Meadow workers earn an average annual income of almost $107,000, around $26,000 more than their peers elsewhere in the state. East Meadow's average income also compares favorably to the national average ($73,345).

Average Rent in East Meadow

Studio1 Bed2 Bed3 Bed
Feb 19$2,210
*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

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