Duanesburg is a tiny town located in the state of New York. With a population of 404 people and just one neighborhood, Duanesburg is the 871st largest community in New York.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Duanesburg is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Duanesburg is a town of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Duanesburg who work in office and administrative support (35.56%), management occupations (9.33%) and food service (8.00%).
Of important note, Duanesburg is also a town of artists. Duanesburg has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Duanesburg’s character.
Also of interest is that Duanesburg has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Duanesburg is a college town. There are a lot of students in Duanesburg attending college, and as a result Duanesburg provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared to the needs and activities of students.
Duanesburg is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Duanesburg’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Duanesburg is very much a car-oriented town. This is because the population of Duanesburg isn't large enough or dense enough to support an extensive public transit system. It has a lot of rural roads, and the distance between houses can be quite large, which together tends to discourage walking and bicycling to work. 100.00% of residents commute to work in their own car (and the drive is typically to a job out of town). People also tend to drive out of town for other services as well, such as shopping, doctors appointments, and more.
Being a small town, Duanesburg does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.