Chittenango is a somewhat small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 4,891 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Chittenango is the 318th largest community in New York.
Unlike some villages, Chittenango isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Chittenango are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Chittenango is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Chittenango who work in office and administrative support (15.93%), sales jobs (12.56%), and management occupations (8.56%).
In addition, Chittenango is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.
Chittenango is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Chittenango’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Chittenango is a small village, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The overall education level of Chittenango citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 32.82% of adults in Chittenango have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Chittenango in 2010 was $28,748, 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 $114,992 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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Chittenango include Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Chittenango is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.