Mexico is a very small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 1,574 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Mexico is the 636th largest community in New York. Mexico has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Mexico is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Mexico is a village of professionals, service providers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mexico who work in management occupations (13.73%), office and administrative support (9.25%), and teaching (8.09%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.41% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
The citizens of Mexico are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 22.68% of adults in Mexico having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Mexico in 2010 was $26,520, which is middle income relative to New York, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $106,080 for a family of four. However, Mexico contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Mexico home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Mexico residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Mexico include English, German, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Mexico is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Hebrew.