Addison is a very small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 1,716 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Addison is the 611th largest community in New York. Much of the housing stock in Addison was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Addison is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Addison is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Addison who work in office and administrative support (17.73%), sales jobs (11.00%), and food service (8.56%).
Being a small village, Addison does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Addison are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 16.00% of adults in Addison have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Addison in 2010 was $23,119, which is lower middle income relative to New York, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $92,476 for a family of four. However, Addison contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Addison home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Addison residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Addison include English, Irish, Italian, and French Canadian.
The most common language spoken in Addison is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.