Hadley is a very small town located in the state of New York. With a population of 1,014 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Hadley is the 730th largest community in New York.
Unlike some towns, Hadley isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Hadley are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Hadley is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Hadley who work in sales jobs (13.80%), maintenance occupations (13.80%), and teaching (8.73%).
A relatively large number of people in Hadley telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 12.14% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
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!) Hadley 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. Hadley has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Hadley than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Hadley may be for you.
Being a small town, Hadley does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Hadley are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 13.50% of adults in Hadley have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Hadley in 2010 was $23,004, which is lower middle income relative to New York, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $92,016 for a family of four. However, Hadley contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Hadley home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hadley residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Hadley include Italian, Irish, German, and French .
The most common language spoken in Hadley is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Russian.