Johnstown is a somewhat small city located in the state of New York. With a population of 8,345 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Johnstown is the 205th largest community in New York. Johnstown has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
Unlike some cities, Johnstown isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Johnstown are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Johnstown is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Johnstown who work in office and administrative support (17.07%), sales jobs (14.40%), and personal care services (6.89%).
In terms of college education, Johnstown is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 17.09% of adults 25 and older in Johnstown have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Johnstown in 2010 was $26,652, which is middle income relative to New York, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $106,608 for a family of four. However, Johnstown contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Johnstown home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Johnstown residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Johnstown include Irish, Italian, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Johnstown is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.