Bath is a somewhat small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 5,635 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Bath is the 285th largest community in New York. Bath has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Bath is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Bath is a village of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Bath who work in sales jobs (15.47%), office and administrative support (12.52%), and food service (8.57%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Bath spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 17.56 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the village are less than they would otherwise be.
The percentage of adults in Bath with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 16.15% of adults in Bath have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Bath in 2010 was $23,947, 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 $95,788 for a family of four.
The people who call Bath home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bath residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Bath include Irish, English, Polish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Bath is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.