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Latham, NY
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Latham profile

Living in Latham

Latham is a somewhat small town located in the state of New York. With a population of 13,680 people and five associated neighborhoods, Latham is the 140th largest community in New York.

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

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 11.65% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

The education level of Latham ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Latham, 44.51% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in Latham in 2022 was $47,066, which is upper middle income relative to New York, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $188,264 for a family of four.

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

The most common language spoken in Latham is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Langs. of India.