Alden is a very small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 2,589 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Alden is the 503rd largest community in New York.
Alden is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Alden is a village of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Alden who work in office and administrative support (18.98%), sales jobs (10.00%), and food service (9.14%).
Also of interest is that Alden has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
As is often the case in a small village, Alden doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The citizens of Alden are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 24.02% of adults in Alden having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Alden in 2010 was $27,478, which is middle income relative to New York, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $109,912 for a family of four. However, Alden contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Alden home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Alden residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Alden include Polish, Irish, Italian, and English.
The most common language spoken in Alden is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.