Marcellus is a very small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 1,727 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Marcellus is the 599th largest community in New York. Marcellus has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages.
Marcellus is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 86.74% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Marcellus is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Marcellus who work in management occupations (16.97%), office and administrative support (12.30%), and sales jobs (11.03%).
The education level of Marcellus ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Marcellus, 40.06% 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 Marcellus in 2010 was $34,685, which is upper middle income relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $138,740 for a family of four. However, Marcellus contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Marcellus home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Marcellus residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Marcellus include Irish, German, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Marcellus is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.