Seneca Falls is a somewhat small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 6,493 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Seneca Falls is the 258th largest community in New York. Much of the housing stock in Seneca Falls was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Seneca Falls is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Seneca Falls is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Seneca Falls who work in office and administrative support (15.04%), sales jobs (10.38%), and teaching (7.27%).
In terms of college education, Seneca Falls is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 28.93% of adults 25 and older in the village have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Seneca Falls in 2010 was $25,132, 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 $100,528 for a family of four. However, Seneca Falls contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Seneca Falls home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Seneca Falls residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Seneca Falls include Irish, German, English, and French .
The most common language spoken in Seneca Falls is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.