Delmar, NY
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Delmar is a medium-sized town located in the state of New York. With a population of 18,361 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Delmar is the 106th largest community in New York.

Delmar is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 92.56% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Delmar is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Delmar who work in office and administrative support (11.80%), management occupations (11.67%), and healthcare (10.44%).

Also of interest is that Delmar has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

In addition, Delmar 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.

If knowledge is power, Delmar is a pretty powerful place. 63.27% of the adults in Delmar have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.

The per capita income in Delmar in 2010 was $47,807, which is wealthy relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $191,228 for a family of four.

The people who call Delmar home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Delmar residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Delmar include German, Italian, English, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Delmar is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.