Queensbury, NY
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Queensbury is a medium-sized town located in the state of New York. With a population of 27,571 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Queensbury is the 49th largest community in New York.

Queensbury is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Queensbury is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Queensbury who work in office and administrative support (12.74%), sales jobs (12.74%), and management occupations (10.36%).

It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Queensbury has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Queensbury has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Queensbury than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Queensbury may be for you.

The overall education level of Queensbury citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 32.09% of adults in Queensbury have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Queensbury in 2010 was $33,615, 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 $134,460 for a family of four. However, Queensbury contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Queensbury home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Queensbury residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Queensbury include German, Italian, English, and French .

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