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Pittsford, NY
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Living in Pittsford


Pittsford is a very small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 1,357 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Pittsford is the 689th largest community in New York. Much of the housing stock in Pittsford was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.

Pittsford is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 92.13% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Pittsford is a village of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pittsford who work in management occupations (18.22%), teaching (15.52%), and sales jobs (11.14%).

Also of interest is that Pittsford has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

A relatively large number of people in Pittsford telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 20.07% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

In addition, Pittsford is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.

Pittsford is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Pittsford’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Pittsford. 75.72% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Pittsford in 2018 was $61,396, which is wealthy relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $245,584 for a family of four.

Pittsford is a somewhat ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Pittsford home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pittsford residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Pittsford include Irish, German, English, Italian, and Polish.

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