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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, North Tonawanda is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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 (16.72%), sales jobs (10.05%), and management occupations (8.12%).
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.
The percentage of people in North Tonawanda who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 25.02% of adults in North Tonawanda have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in North Tonawanda in 2010 was $28,959, 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 $115,836 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 Polish.