Gansevoort, NY

Gansevoort profile

Living in Gansevoort

Gansevoort is a somewhat small town located in the state of New York. With a population of 14,170 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Gansevoort is the 134th largest community in New York.

Gansevoort is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Gansevoort is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Gansevoort who work in office and administrative support (11.44%), sales jobs (8.88%), and teaching (8.65%).

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

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 9.57% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.

Because of many things, Gansevoort is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Gansevoort 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, Gansevoort has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Gansevoort’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

The citizens of Gansevoort are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 35.92% of adults in Gansevoort have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Gansevoort in 2018 was $37,920, which is upper middle income relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $151,680 for a family of four. However, Gansevoort contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

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