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. Glens Falls has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
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 sales jobs (14.09%), office and administrative support (13.80%), and management occupations (7.92%).
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: 26.61% 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 $28,218, 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 $112,872 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Glens Falls include French , English, Italian, and German.
The most common language spoken in Glens Falls is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.