Ravena, NY


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Ravena is a very small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 3,267 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Ravena is the 439th largest community in New York.

Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Ravena is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Ravena is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ravena who work in office and administrative support (13.89%), management occupations (9.83%), and sales jobs (8.11%).

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

As is often the case in a small village, Ravena doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The percentage of adults in Ravena with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 15.97% of adults in Ravena have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Ravena in 2010 was $24,694, which is lower middle income relative to New York, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $98,776 for a family of four. However, Ravena contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

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