Chittenango is a somewhat small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 4,896 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Chittenango is the 318th largest community in New York.
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Chittenango is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Chittenango is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Chittenango who work in office and administrative support (14.12%), sales jobs (13.30%), and teaching (10.02%).
Also of interest is that Chittenango has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Chittenango is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Chittenango a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Chittenango has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Chittenango’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Being a small village, Chittenango does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, Chittenango is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 27.29% of adults 25 and older in the village have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Chittenango in 2018 was $32,511, 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 $130,044 for a family of four. However, Chittenango contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Chittenango home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Chittenango residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Chittenango include Irish, German, Italian, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Chittenango is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Spanish.