Pleasant Valley is a very small town located in the state of New York. With a population of 1,156 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Pleasant Valley is the 703rd largest community in New York.
Pleasant Valley is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Pleasant Valley is a town of service providers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pleasant Valley who work in management occupations (14.29%), personal care services (12.81%), and healthcare (10.60%).
Pleasant Valley is a small town, and as is often the case with smaller towns, the population isn't large or dense enough to support much in the way of a public transportation system. In fact, there are many rural roads around Pleasant Valley, which makes walking or biking to and from work a bit difficult. This makes for a very car-oriented town: 100.00% of residents commute to work by private automobile, and people often drive out of town for work, shopping, and other activities.
Being a small town, Pleasant Valley does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Pleasant Valley are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 34.05% of adults in Pleasant Valley have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Pleasant Valley in 2018 was $39,114, 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 $156,456 for a family of four. However, Pleasant Valley contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Pleasant Valley is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Pleasant Valley home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pleasant Valley residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Pleasant Valley include English, Italian, Irish, German, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Pleasant Valley is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.