Hornell is a somewhat small city located in the state of New York. With a population of 8,336 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Hornell is the 208th largest community in New York. Much of the housing stock in Hornell was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Hornell is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Hornell is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Hornell who work in office and administrative support (13.43%), sales jobs (13.15%), and teaching (7.42%).
The percentage of adults in Hornell who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 17.45% of the adults in Hornell have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Hornell in 2010 was $20,113, which is low income relative to New York, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $80,452 for a family of four.
The people who call Hornell home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hornell residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Hornell include Italian, German, English, and French .
The most common language spoken in Hornell is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.