Ballston Spa, NY

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Living in Ballston Spa

Ballston Spa is a somewhat small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 5,276 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Ballston Spa is the 300th largest community in New York. Ballston Spa has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages.

Unlike some villages, Ballston Spa isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Ballston Spa are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Ballston Spa is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ballston Spa who work in sales jobs (12.59%), office and administrative support (10.43%), and teaching (8.89%).

Also of interest is that Ballston Spa has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

In terms of college education, Ballston Spa is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 33.88% of adults in Ballston Spa have a college degree.

The per capita income in Ballston Spa in 2010 was $34,407, 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 $137,628 for a family of four. However, Ballston Spa contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Ballston Spa home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ballston Spa residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Ballston Spa include Irish, German, Italian, English, and French.

The most common language spoken in Ballston Spa is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.