Brushton is a tiny village located in the state of New York. With a population of 465 people and just one neighborhood, Brushton is the 853rd largest community in New York. Brushton has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Brushton is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Brushton is a village of service providers, professionals and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Brushton who work in personal care services (12.27%), management occupations (9.20%) and office and administrative support (7.98%).
And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Brushton has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.
Setting & Lifestyle
The overall crime rate in Brushton is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
As is often the case in a small village, Brushton doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.