Hamburg, NY

Hamburg profile

Living in Hamburg

Hamburg is a somewhat small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 9,712 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Hamburg is the 194th largest community in New York.

Unlike some villages, Hamburg isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Hamburg are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Hamburg is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hamburg who work in sales jobs (13.89%), office and administrative support (11.29%), and management occupations (9.70%).

Also of interest is that Hamburg has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Hamburg is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Hamburg’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

Hamburg is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 49.33% of adults in Hamburg have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

The per capita income in Hamburg in 2018 was $44,721, which is upper middle income relative to New York, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $178,884 for a family of four.

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

The most common language spoken in Hamburg is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.