Little Falls, NY

Little Falls profile

Living in Little Falls

Little Falls is a very small city located in the state of New York. With a population of 4,605 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Little Falls is the 345th largest community in New York. Much of the housing stock in Little Falls was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Little Falls is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Little Falls is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Little Falls who work in office and administrative support (12.46%), sales jobs (10.37%), and teaching (9.88%).

In terms of college education, Little Falls is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 19.97% of adults 25 and older in Little Falls have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Little Falls in 2018 was $25,956, 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 $103,824 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Little Falls include Irish, Italian, German, Polish, and English.

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