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Delmar, NY
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Delmar profile


Living in Delmar



Delmar is a medium-sized town located in the state of New York. With a population of 18,245 people and three associated neighborhoods, Delmar is the 101st largest community in New York.

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.

Of important note, Delmar is also a town of artists. Delmar has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Delmar’s character.

A relatively large number of people in Delmar telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 14.87% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

In addition, Delmar is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.

Because of many things, Delmar is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Delmar 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 town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Delmar has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Delmar’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Delmar. 72.26% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Delmar in 2018 was $66,040, which is wealthy relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $264,160 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 Irish, Italian, German, English, and Polish.

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