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New Baltimore, NY

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Overview


New Baltimore is a tiny town located in the state of New York. With a population of 546 people and just one neighborhood, New Baltimore is the 867th largest community in New York. New Baltimore has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some towns, New Baltimore isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in New Baltimore are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, New Baltimore is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in New Baltimore who work in sales jobs (18.60%), art, media, and design (16.28%), and office and administrative support (12.21%).

Of important note, New Baltimore is also a town of artists. New Baltimore has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape New Baltimore’s character.

Also of interest is that New Baltimore has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 34.88% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.

Setting & Lifestyle

Another notable thing is that New Baltimore is an extremely popular destination for tourists and seasonal residents. So much of the population is seasonal such that the town’s population swells significantly during the vacation season, and drops again when the season ends. Because of this, much of the local economy is centered around tourism; some businesses may be operated only during the high season. During the low season, year-round residents will notice that the city is a substantially quieter place to live.

Because of many things, New Baltimore 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, New Baltimore really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is New Baltimore 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.

New Baltimore is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

Demographics

The education level of New Baltimore citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 37.27% of adults in New Baltimore have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in New Baltimore in 2018 was $21,878, which is low income relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $87,512 for a family of four. However, New Baltimore contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

New Baltimore is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call New Baltimore home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of New Baltimore residents report their race to be White. New Baltimore also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 22.68% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in New Baltimore include Eastern European, Romanian, Irish, Scots-Irish, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in New Baltimore is English. Other important languages spoken here include German/Yiddish and West Germanic languages.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in New Baltimore, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

People

In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.

In addition, the neighborhood is a great option for families, as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's research on this neighborhood. The combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes, make this neighborhood among the top 7.6% of family-friendly neighborhoods in the state of New York. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a sense of community. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools.

Car Ownership

We Americans love our cars. Not only are they a necessity for most Americans due to the shape of our neighborhoods and the distances between where we live, work, shop, and go to school, but we also fancy them. As a result, most households in America have one, two, or three cars. But NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis shows that the neighborhood has a highly unusual pattern of car ownership. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 33.0% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 95.0% of the neighborhoods in the nation.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more Croatian and Dutch ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Croatian ancestry and 4.0% have Dutch ancestry.

Migration / Stability

Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world, with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents. More residents of the neighborhood live here today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago than is found in 95.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. This neighborhood is really made up of people who know each other, don't move often, and have lived here in this very neighborhood for quite a while.

The Neighbors

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in New Baltimore are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 67.3% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 100.0% of America's neighborhoods.

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the neighborhood, 32.1% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 28.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (22.2%), and 16.7% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.9% of households. Some people also speak French (2.8%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the neighborhood in New Baltimore, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (14.8%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (7.7%), and residents who report English roots (5.9%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (5.6%), along with some Dutch ancestry residents (4.0%), among others.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (31.0% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (78.7%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (8.6%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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