Ilion is a somewhat small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 7,926 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Ilion is the 219th largest community in New York. Ilion has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Ilion is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Ilion is a village of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ilion who work in office and administrative support (11.45%), sales jobs (10.46%), and teaching (8.79%).
The population of Ilion overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Ilion, 24.46% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Ilion in 2010 was $22,323, 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 $89,292 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, German, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Ilion is English. Other important languages spoken here include Serbo-Croatian and Spanish.