Oneida, NY


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Living in Oneida

Oneida is a somewhat small city located in the state of New York. With a population of 11,134 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Oneida is the 164th largest community in New York. Oneida has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.

Unlike some cities, Oneida isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Oneida are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Oneida is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Oneida who work in office and administrative support (13.92%), sales jobs (11.46%), and teaching (9.91%).

In terms of college education, Oneida is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 20.58% of adults 25 and older in Oneida have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Oneida in 2010 was $23,214, 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 $92,856 for a family of four. However, Oneida contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Oneida home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Oneida residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Oneida include German, Italian, English, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Oneida is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.