Gansevoort is a medium-sized town located in the state of New York. With a population of 28,338 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Gansevoort is the 55th largest community in New York.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Gansevoort is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Gansevoort is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Gansevoort who work in sales jobs (13.58%), management occupations (11.00%), and office and administrative support (10.09%).
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.
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Gansevoort has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Gansevoort has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Gansevoort than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Gansevoort may be for you.
The overall education level of Gansevoort citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 31.67% of adults in Gansevoort have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Gansevoort in 2010 was $32,952, which is upper middle income relative to New York, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $131,808 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Gansevoort include Italian, German, English, and French .
The most common language spoken in Gansevoort is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.