Hamburg is a somewhat small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 9,576 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Hamburg is the 194th largest community in New York.
Hamburg is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Hamburg is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hamburg who work in office and administrative support (13.27%), sales jobs (10.26%), and teaching (9.01%).
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. 40.33% 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 2010 was $32,994, 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 $131,976 for a family of four. However, Hamburg contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 Irish, Polish, Italian, and English.
The most common language spoken in Hamburg is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.