Ontario, NY

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Living in Ontario

Ontario is a very small town located in the state of New York. With a population of 2,152 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Ontario is the 549th largest community in New York.

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Ontario is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Ontario is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Ontario who work in sales jobs (12.46%), office and administrative support (11.20%), and management occupations (9.70%).

The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Ontario has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Ontario a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

Ontario is a small town, and as is often the case with smaller towns, the population isn't large or dense enough to support much in the way of a public transportation system. In fact, there are many rural roads around Ontario, which makes walking or biking to and from work a bit difficult. This makes for a very car-oriented town: 97.54% of residents commute to work by private automobile, and people often drive out of town for work, shopping, and other activities.

Being a small town, Ontario does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

In terms of college education, Ontario is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 26.21% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Ontario in 2018 was $32,556, 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 $130,224 for a family of four. However, Ontario contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

The most common language spoken in Ontario is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.

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