Bolton Landing is a tiny town located in the state of New York. With a population of 509 people and just one neighborhood, Bolton Landing is the 845th largest community in New York. Bolton Landing has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Bolton Landing isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Bolton Landing are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Bolton Landing is a town of sales and office workers, managers and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bolton Landing who work in management occupations (18.91%), sales jobs (14.90%) and office and administrative support (12.32%).
Of important note, Bolton Landing is also a town of artists. Bolton Landing has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Bolton Landing’s character.
A relatively large number of people in Bolton Landing telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 9.46% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
Another notable thing is that Bolton Landing is a major vacation destination. Much of the town’s population is seasonal: many people own second homes and only live there part-time, during the vacation season. The effect on the local economy is that many of the businesses are dependent on tourist dollars, and may operate only during the high season. As the vacation season ends, Bolton Landing’s population drops significantly, such that year-round residents will notice that the city is a much quieter place to live.
Overall, Bolton Landing’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.