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, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Ontario who work in sales jobs (14.93%), office and administrative support (14.03%), and law enforcement and fire fighting (13.93%).
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Ontario has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Ontario has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Ontario than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Ontario may be for you.
Ontario is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
In terms of college education, Ontario is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 20.53% of adults 25 and older in Ontario have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Ontario in 2010 was $23,987, 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 $95,948 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.