Cherry Valley is a tiny village located in the state of New York. With a population of 509 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.
Residents will find that the village is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Cherry Valley is worth considering.
In Cherry Valley, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Cherry Valley is a relatively small village. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.