Wantagh, New York 

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Population

19,074

3% Growth

Unemployment Rate

3.6%

Median Income

$127,953

Avg. Home Price

$470,200

Best Places to Live in Wantagh, New York

National center - Southeast corner of New York State, at mouth of Hudson River
Pros
-Arts and culture
-Economic center
-Education
Cons
-Cost of living and housing
-Crowded lifestyle
-Weak future job growth


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City: Wantagh
Zip Codes: No Zip Codes Here.
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 87 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Wantagh is 3.6% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Wantagh jobs have increased by 1.75%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Wantagh's cost of living is 55.60% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Wantagh's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Wantagh's population is 19,074 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 2.73%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 25 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Wantagh is $470,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.47%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Wantagh public schools spend $20,607 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 12.6 students per teacher in Wantagh. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Wantagh

It's a good time to buy in Wantagh. Home Appreciation is up 6.5% in the last 12 months. Browse Wantagh Real Estate.

The median home price in Wantagh is $470,200. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Wantagh   7 Reviews
High Cost of Housing - 8/18/2012
Having lived in Wantagh all my life, I can tell you it is a great place to raise a family, as long as you can afford it. Home prices property taxes and make the price... (Read More)

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Great Town but it costs a bit - 10/15/2011
Wantagh, NY is on Long Island's south shore, lying in Nassau County, in fact a few miles from Jones Beach. Unfortunately it is expensive to live here with taxes reaching... (Read More)

kid friendly city/towns - 6/21/2010
Looking for better environment for our son to grow up... (Read More)


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