Pomona is a very small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 3,205 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Pomona is the 450th largest community in New York.
Housing costs in Pomona are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in New York.
Pomona is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 91.14% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Pomona is a village of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pomona who work in management occupations (15.95%), healthcare (14.18%) and sales jobs (12.96%).
Of important note, Pomona is also a village of artists. Pomona has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Pomona’s character.
Also of interest is that Pomona has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.71% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.
Because of many things, Pomona is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Pomona a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Pomona has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Pomona’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
One downside of living in Pomona is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Pomona, the average commute to work is 34.52 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the village, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
Despite being a small village, Pomona has a lot of people using the bus to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the bus are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Pomona. 56.67% 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 Pomona in 2010 was $50,807, which is wealthy relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $203,228 for a family of four.
Pomona is an extremely ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Pomona home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pomona residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Pomona also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.13% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Pomona include Italian, Irish, Russian, Haitian, German and Jamaican.
In addition, Pomona has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (25.36%).
The languages spoken by people in Pomona are also diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in Pomona is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Other Asian languages, Russian and French Creole.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||928|
|POMONA HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||91.20%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||8.80%|
|TYPE OF POMONA HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||98.60%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||0.54%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||0.43%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||0.43%|
|SIZE OF POMONA HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||37.82%|
|AGE OF POMONA HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||15.73%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||50.65%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||31.36%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||2.26%|
|POMONA REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$325,174|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$2,290|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $53,000||2.90%|
|$53,001 - $107,000||0.00%|
|$107,001 - $213,000||1.97%|
|$213,001 - $320,000||2.43%|
|$320,001 - $427,000||13.91%|
|$427,001 - $533,000||33.84%|
|$533,001 - $800,000||37.31%|
|$800,001 - $1,067,000||5.68%|
|PEOPLE OF POMONA||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||6.67%|
|5 TO 17||13.92%|
|18 TO 24||10.33%|
|25 TO 34||10.72%|
|35 TO 54||23.69%|
|55 TO 64||19.61%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||15.07%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||94.28%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$148,021|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$50,807|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||4.25%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (19.99%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (8.62%)
Real estate (3.24%)
Public Service (2.81%)
Information Technology (2.02%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||18.86%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.92%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||5.49%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||1.73%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||10.13%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Italian (10.13%)
Eastern European (3.20%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (68.80%)
Other Asian languages (3.78%)
French Creole (3.29%)
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