Kirkwood is a somewhat small town located in the state of New York. With a population of 5,761 people and just one neighborhood, Kirkwood is the 283rd largest community in New York.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Kirkwood isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Kirkwood are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Kirkwood is a town of service providers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Kirkwood who work in office and administrative support (15.18%), teaching (7.94%) and food service (7.65%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Kirkwood is worth considering.
One of the benefits of Kirkwood is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 19.17 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.
As is often the case in a small town, Kirkwood doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.