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.
Ontario is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Ontario is a town of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Ontario who work in office and administrative support (15.12%), sales jobs (15.02%), and architecture and engineering (5.93%).
Also of interest is that Ontario has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
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.
As is often the case in a small town, Ontario doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of adults in Ontario who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 18.55% of the adults in Ontario have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Ontario in 2010 was $23,100, 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 $92,400 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Ontario include Italian, English, Irish, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Ontario is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.