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 2,215 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Ontario is the 549th largest community in New York.

Unlike some towns, Ontario isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Ontario are a mix 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%).

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 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.

As is often the case in a small town, Ontario doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The overall education level of Ontario is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 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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