Apalachin is a very small town located in the state of New York. With a population of 1,101 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Apalachin is the 707th largest community in New York. Apalachin has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns.
Unlike some towns, Apalachin isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Apalachin are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Apalachin is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Apalachin who work in office and administrative support (18.88%), maintenance occupations (10.67%), and sales jobs (9.71%).
Also of interest is that Apalachin has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Apalachin’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Apalachin has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Apalachin has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Apalachin than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Apalachin may be for you.
In Apalachin, just 11.37% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Apalachin in 2010 was $25,209, which is lower middle income relative to New York, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $100,836 for a family of four. However, Apalachin contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Apalachin home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Apalachin residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Apalachin include Irish, Polish, Italian, and English.
The most common language spoken in Apalachin is English. Other important languages spoken here include Other Indo-European and Spanish.