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Catskill, NY
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Catskill profile

Living in Catskill

Catskill is a very small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 3,810 people and two associated neighborhoods, Catskill is the 400th largest community in New York. Catskill has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages.

Of important note, Catskill is also a village of artists. Catskill has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Catskill’s character.

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

A relatively large number of people in Catskill telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 11.88% 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.

One downside of living in Catskill, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.50 minutes every day commuting to work.

The percentage of people in Catskill who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 28.35% of adults in Catskill have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Catskill in 2018 was $40,931, 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 $163,724 for a family of four. However, Catskill contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Catskill is a very ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Catskill home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Catskill residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Catskill include Irish, Italian, German, Dutch, and Danish.

The most common language spoken in Catskill is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Urdu.

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