Johnson City, NY


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Johnson City is a medium-sized village located in the state of New York. With a population of 14,773 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Johnson City is the 129th largest community in New York.

Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Johnson City is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Johnson City is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Johnson City who work in office and administrative support (15.21%), healthcare (11.61%), and sales jobs (10.04%).

Also of interest is that Johnson City has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One of the benefits of Johnson City is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 17.09 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.

For a small village, Johnson City has a lot of people who use public transit to get to work, and those that do mostly ride the bus. This suggests that a real need for low-cost transportation in Johnson City exists, and local transit is helping to meet that need.

The citizens of Johnson City are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 24.20% of adults in Johnson City having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Johnson City in 2010 was $23,080, 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 $92,320 for a family of four. However, Johnson City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Johnson City is a very ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Johnson City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Johnson City residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Johnson City include German, Italian, English, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Johnson City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Laotian.