Schoharie - Central Bridge is a very small town located in the state of New York. With a population of 4,959 people and just one neighborhood, Schoharie - Central Bridge is the 327th largest community in New York.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Schoharie - Central Bridge is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Schoharie - Central Bridge is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Schoharie - Central Bridge who work in management occupations (13.22%), office and administrative support (8.99%), and sales jobs (8.80%).
The population of Schoharie - Central Bridge overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Schoharie - Central Bridge, 21.38% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Schoharie - Central Bridge in 2018 was $31,989, 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 $127,956 for a family of four. However, Schoharie - Central Bridge contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Schoharie - Central Bridge home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Schoharie - Central Bridge residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Schoharie - Central Bridge include German, Irish, Italian, Polish, and French.
The most common language spoken in Schoharie - Central Bridge is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.
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Did you know that the neighborhood has more Dutch and Czechoslovakian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Dutch ancestry and 0.5% have Czechoslovakian ancestry.
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Schoharie - Central Bridge are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 49.0% of the neighborhoods in America. With 18.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 64.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the neighborhood, 34.9% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 30.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (18.8%), and 13.5% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.9% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the neighborhood in Schoharie - Central Bridge, NY, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (27.7%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (20.4%), and residents who report Italian roots (11.4%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (6.0%), along with some French ancestry residents (5.5%), among others.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (26.6% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (82.4%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (8.1%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.