Gasport is a very small town located in the state of New York. With a population of 1,238 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Gasport is the 689th largest community in New York. Gasport has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns.
Gasport is a blue-collar town, with 63.18% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Gasport is a town of production and manufacturing workers, transportation and shipping workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Gasport who work in management occupations (11.96%), sales jobs (7.66%), and food service (7.10%).
In addition, Gasport is a college town. There are a lot of students in Gasport attending college, and as a result Gasport provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared to the needs and activities of students.
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Gasport is worth considering.
Gasport is very much a car-oriented town. This is because the population of Gasport 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. 0.99% 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.
Gasport is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The population of Gasport has a very low overall level of education: only 9.86% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.
The per capita income in Gasport in 2010 was $21,068, which is low income relative to New York, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $84,272 for a family of four.
The people who call Gasport home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Gasport residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Gasport include Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Gasport is English. Other important languages spoken here include Other Indo-European and Spanish.