Pine Bush is a very small town located in the state of New York. With a population of 1,765 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Pine Bush is the 606th largest community in New York.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Pine Bush is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 35.63% of the Pine Bush workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Pine Bush is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Pine Bush who work in teaching (25.03%), sales jobs (10.99%), and office and administrative support (7.68%).
In terms of college education, Pine Bush is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 32.57% of adults in Pine Bush have a college degree.
The per capita income in Pine Bush in 2010 was $25,552, 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 $102,208 for a family of four. However, Pine Bush contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Pine Bush is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Pine Bush home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pine Bush residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Pine Bush also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 21.16% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Pine Bush include German, Italian, Polish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Pine Bush is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.