Ilion, NY


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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, Ilion isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Ilion are a mix 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 sales jobs (10.92%), office and administrative support (9.47%), and management occupations (8.37%).

The percentage of people in Ilion who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 25.61% of adults in Ilion have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Ilion in 2010 was $21,718, which is low income relative to New York, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $86,872 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 Italian, German, English, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Ilion is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Serbo-Croatian.