New Windsor, NY


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Living in New Windsor

New Windsor is a somewhat small town located in the state of New York. With a population of 9,283 people and five constituent neighborhoods, New Windsor is the 201st largest community in New York.

Unlike some towns, New Windsor isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in New Windsor are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, New Windsor is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in New Windsor who work in office and administrative support (17.53%), sales jobs (10.54%), and teaching (8.46%).

One downside of living in New Windsor, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.79 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.

Despite being a small town, New Windsor has a lot of people using the bus to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the bus are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.

The population of New Windsor 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 New Windsor, 22.94% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in New Windsor in 2010 was $32,180, which is upper middle income relative to New York, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $128,720 for a family of four. However, New Windsor contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

New Windsor is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call New Windsor home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of New Windsor residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. New Windsor also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 28.70% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in New Windsor include Irish, German, English, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in New Windsor is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Greek.