Ilion, NY

Ilion profile

Living in Ilion

Ilion is a somewhat small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 7,646 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Ilion is the 224th largest community in New York. Much of the housing stock in Ilion was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.

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 managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ilion who work in office and administrative support (15.92%), sales jobs (12.22%), and management occupations (10.02%).

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 24.09% of adults in Ilion having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Ilion in 2018 was $27,438, which is lower middle income relative to New York, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $109,752 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, English, German, Italian, and Dutch.

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