Little Falls, NY

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Living in Little Falls

Little Falls is a very small city located in the state of New York. With a population of 4,675 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Little Falls is the 328th largest community in New York. Little Falls has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.

Little Falls is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Little Falls is a city of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Little Falls who work in sales jobs (13.37%), teaching (10.65%), and office and administrative support (9.64%).

For a small city, Little Falls 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 Little Falls exists, and local transit is helping to meet that need.

The percentage of people in Little Falls who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 26.65% of adults in Little Falls have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Little Falls in 2010 was $24,132, 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 $96,528 for a family of four. However, Little Falls contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Little Falls home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Little Falls residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Little Falls include Irish, German, Italian, English, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Little Falls is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Russian.