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Scotia, NY
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Scotia profile


Living in Scotia



Scotia is a somewhat small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 7,236 people and two associated neighborhoods, Scotia is the 242nd largest community in New York. Scotia has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages.

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

A relatively large number of people in Scotia telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 12.92% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.

The population of Scotia is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 37.21% of adults in Scotia have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Scotia in 2022 was $39,461, which is middle income relative to New York, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $157,844 for a family of four. However, Scotia contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

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


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