Delmar, NY

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Living in Delmar

Delmar is a medium-sized town located in the state of New York. With a population of 18,464 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Delmar is the 106th largest community in New York.

Delmar is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 93.41% 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 management occupations (13.84%), office and administrative support (10.75%), and sales jobs (10.10%).

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.

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.

Because of many things, Delmar is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Delmar really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Delmar perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

If knowledge is power, Delmar is a pretty powerful place. 65.80% 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 $52,847, which is wealthy relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $211,388 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Delmar include Irish, German, Italian, English, and Polish.

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