North Tonawanda, NY


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Living in North Tonawanda

North Tonawanda is a medium-sized city located in the state of New York. With a population of 30,785 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, North Tonawanda is the 39th largest community in New York.

Unlike some cities, North Tonawanda isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in North Tonawanda are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, North Tonawanda is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in North Tonawanda who work in office and administrative support (17.00%), sales jobs (10.60%), and management occupations (7.75%).

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

In terms of college education, North Tonawanda is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 25.10% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in North Tonawanda in 2010 was $29,140, 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 $116,560 for a family of four. However, North Tonawanda contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

The most common language spoken in North Tonawanda is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.