Pawling, NY

Pawling profile

Living in Pawling

Pawling is a very small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 2,262 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Pawling is the 530th largest community in New York. Pawling has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.

Unlike some villages, Pawling isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Pawling are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Pawling is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pawling who work in office and administrative support (15.92%), management occupations (14.67%), and teaching (8.50%).

Overall, Pawling’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.

One downside of living in Pawling, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 36.51 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.

In Pawling, a lot of people use the train to get to work every day though Pawling is a relatively small village. Those that ride the train are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.

The education level of Pawling citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 33.54% of adults in Pawling have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Pawling in 2018 was $40,758, which is upper middle income relative to New York, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $163,032 for a family of four. However, Pawling contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Pawling is a very ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Pawling home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pawling residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Pawling also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 21.39% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Pawling include Italian, Irish, English, German, and Swedish.

Pawling also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 16.71%.

The most common language spoken in Pawling is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.