Grahamsville is a very small town located in the state of New York. With a population of 4,730 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Grahamsville is the 359th largest community in New York.
Grahamsville is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Grahamsville is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Grahamsville who work in office and administrative support (15.23%), management occupations (13.06%), and teaching (7.47%).
Another notable thing is that Grahamsville is an extremely popular vacation destination. A significant portion of the population is seasonal. During the vacation season, the town experiences a large influx of people who take up residence in second homes they own in the area. As the vacation season ends, the population drops again, leaving behind a substantially quieter and smaller town.
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!) Grahamsville 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. Grahamsville has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Grahamsville than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Grahamsville may be for you.
The education level of Grahamsville citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 21.04% of adults in Grahamsville have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Grahamsville in 2010 was $28,498, 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 $113,992 for a family of four. However, Grahamsville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Grahamsville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Grahamsville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Grahamsville include Irish, Italian, English, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Grahamsville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.