Black River is a very small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 1,361 people and just one neighborhood, Black River is the 673rd largest community in New York. Much of the housing stock in Black River was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Black River is a military town: the armed forces employs 13.90% of the workforce, making the military a major focus of life in the city. In the civilian sector, Healthcare and Public Service are important in the local economy and are the village’s largest civilian employers, employing 14.85% and 14.02% of the civilian workforce respectively.
Setting & Lifestyle
Overall, Black River’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
Residents of the village have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 17.94 minutes getting to work every day.
Being a small village, Black River does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.