Glens Falls, NY


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Glens Falls is a somewhat small city located in the state of New York. With a population of 14,291 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Glens Falls is the 133rd largest community in New York. Much of the housing stock in Glens Falls was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.

Glens Falls is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Glens Falls is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Glens Falls who work in office and administrative support (13.65%), sales jobs (11.74%), and management occupations (8.23%).

In terms of college education, Glens Falls is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 25.71% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Glens Falls in 2010 was $26,796, 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 $107,184 for a family of four. However, Glens Falls contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

The most common language spoken in Glens Falls is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.