Eden is a very small town located in the state of New York. With a population of 3,523 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Eden is the 409th largest community in New York.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Eden is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Eden is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Eden who work in office and administrative support (15.47%), management occupations (10.06%), and healthcare (9.94%).
Because of many things, Eden 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, Eden really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Eden 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.
Being a small town, Eden does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The overall education level of Eden is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 26.92% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Eden in 2010 was $28,522, which is middle income relative to New York, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $114,088 for a family of four. However, Eden contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Eden home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Eden residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Eden include Irish, Polish, English, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Eden is English. Other important languages spoken here include German and Italian.