Ilion is a somewhat small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 7,738 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Ilion is the 219th largest community in New York. Ilion has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages.
Ilion is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Ilion is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ilion who work in office and administrative support (14.30%), sales jobs (13.49%), and teaching (9.54%).
Also of interest is that Ilion has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The citizens of Ilion are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 23.84% of adults in Ilion having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Ilion in 2010 was $23,792, 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 $95,168 for a family of four. However, Ilion contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Ilion home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ilion residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Ilion include Irish, Italian, German, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Ilion is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Greek.