Cherry Valley is a tiny village located in the state of New York. With a population of 503 people and just one neighborhood, Cherry Valley is the 838th largest community in New York. Cherry Valley 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, Cherry Valley is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Cherry Valley is a village of sales and office workers, service providers and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cherry Valley who work in office and administrative support (19.18%), sales jobs (12.67%) and community and social services (6.16%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 13.84% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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
Overall, Cherry Valley’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
The village is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Cherry Valley has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Cherry Valley a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Despite being a small village, Cherry Valley has a lot of people using the bus to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the bus are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.