Colonie is a somewhat small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 7,618 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Colonie is the 226th largest community in New York.
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Colonie is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Colonie is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Colonie who work in office and administrative support (24.09%), management occupations (8.03%), and teaching (6.94%).
Also of interest is that Colonie has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
In terms of college education, Colonie is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 33.68% of adults in Colonie have a college degree.
The per capita income in Colonie in 2018 was $34,707, which is upper middle income relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $138,828 for a family of four. However, Colonie contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Colonie is a somewhat ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Colonie home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Colonie residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Colonie include Irish, Italian, German, Polish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Colonie is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Italian.