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. Hornell has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, 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 sales jobs (13.48%), office and administrative support (10.35%), and food service (7.44%).
The citizens of Hornell are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 16.93% of adults in Hornell have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Hornell in 2010 was $19,034, 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 $76,136 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 German, Italian, English, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Hornell is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.