Gansevoort is a medium-sized town located in the state of New York. With a population of 28,824 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 managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Gansevoort who work in management occupations (11.05%), office and administrative support (10.86%), and sales jobs (10.22%).
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.
Gansevoort 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, Gansevoort’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Gansevoort has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Gansevoort a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
The education level of Gansevoort citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 38.42% of adults in Gansevoort have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Gansevoort in 2018 was $42,261, 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 $169,044 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, Italian, German, English, and French.
The most common language spoken in Gansevoort is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.