Massena is a somewhat small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 10,629 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Massena is the 172nd largest community in New York.
Unlike some villages, Massena isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Massena are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Massena is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Massena who work in office and administrative support (15.54%), sales jobs (12.50%), and management occupations (7.45%).
Of important note, Massena is also a village of artists. Massena has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Massena’s character.
Residents of the village have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 17.19 minutes getting to work every day.
Being a small village, Massena does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of adults in Massena who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 20.19% of the adults in Massena have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Massena in 2010 was $23,292, 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 $93,168 for a family of four. However, Massena contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Massena home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Massena residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Massena include Irish, English, German, and French Canadian.
The most common language spoken in Massena is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Spanish.