Catskill, NY


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Catskill is a very small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 3,874 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Catskill is the 371st largest community in New York. Catskill has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.

Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Catskill is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Catskill is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Catskill who work in office and administrative support (17.50%), teaching (12.40%), and sales jobs (9.73%).

The overall education level of Catskill is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 28.26% of adults 25 and older in the village have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Catskill in 2010 was $23,281, 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 $93,124 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 Italian, German, English, and Polish.

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