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
It is a fairly quiet village 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!) Parish 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. Parish has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Parish than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Parish may be for you.
Being a small village, Parish does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.