Cooperstown is a very small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 1,792 people and just one neighborhood, Cooperstown is the 587th largest community in New York. Much of the housing stock in Cooperstown was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Cooperstown is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 92.54% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Cooperstown is a village of professionals, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cooperstown who work in healthcare (18.27%), management occupations (11.09%) and teaching (10.44%).
Of important note, Cooperstown is also a village of artists. Cooperstown has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Cooperstown’s character.
Setting & Lifestyle
One of the benefits of Cooperstown is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 17.81 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.