Parish is a tiny village located in the state of New York. With a population of 441 people and just one neighborhood, Parish is the 861st largest community in New York. Much of the housing stock in Parish was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Parish is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 42.51% of the Parish workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Parish is a village of sales and office workers, professionals and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Parish who work in sales jobs (12.55%), office and administrative support (11.34%) and healthcare (6.48%).
Also of interest is that Parish has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
The village 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, Parish has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Parish a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Parish is a small village, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.