Ogdensburg is a somewhat small city located in the state of New York. With a population of 10,883 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Ogdensburg is the 170th largest community in New York. Ogdensburg has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Ogdensburg is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Ogdensburg is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Ogdensburg who work in office and administrative support (15.99%), sales jobs (11.23%), and healthcare (10.92%).
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 14.35 minutes getting to work every day.
In terms of college education, Ogdensburg is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 17.48% of adults 25 and older in Ogdensburg have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Ogdensburg in 2010 was $24,148, which is lower middle income relative to New York, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $96,592 for a family of four. However, Ogdensburg contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Ogdensburg is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Ogdensburg home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ogdensburg residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Ogdensburg include Irish, English, German, and French Canadian.
The most common language spoken in Ogdensburg is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.