Marcy, NY


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Marcy is a somewhat small town located in the state of New York. With a population of 9,009 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Marcy is the 200th largest community in New York. Much of the housing stock in Marcy was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.

Marcy is a blue-collar town, with 40.63% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Marcy is a town of production and manufacturing workers, managers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Marcy who work in management occupations (12.58%), teaching (8.22%), and office and administrative support (7.25%).

Residents of the town have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 15.39 minutes getting to work every day.

The population of Marcy overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Marcy, 23.75% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Marcy in 2010 was $21,491, which is low income relative to New York, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $85,964 for a family of four. However, Marcy contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

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