Manlius, NY


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Manlius is a very small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 4,630 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Manlius is the 338th largest community in New York.

Manlius is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 91.18% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Manlius is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Manlius who work in teaching (12.04%), management occupations (11.87%), and healthcare (11.16%).

In addition, Manlius is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.

Because of many things, Manlius is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Manlius really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Manlius perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

If knowledge is power, Manlius is a pretty powerful place. 53.35% of the adults in Manlius have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.

The per capita income in Manlius in 2010 was $38,337, 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 $153,348 for a family of four. However, Manlius contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

The most common language spoken in Manlius is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.