South Glens Falls is a very small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 3,744 people and two constituent neighborhoods, South Glens Falls is the 401st largest community in New York. South Glens Falls has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages.
Unlike some villages, South Glens Falls isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in South Glens Falls are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, South Glens Falls is a village of service providers, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in South Glens Falls who work in management occupations (14.03%), personal care services (13.79%), and sales jobs (12.86%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 9.39% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.
Being a small village, South Glens Falls does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of South Glens Falls are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 22.82% of adults in South Glens Falls having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in South Glens Falls in 2018 was $29,782, 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 $119,128 for a family of four. However, South Glens Falls contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call South Glens Falls home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of South Glens Falls residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in South Glens Falls include Irish, Italian, English, German, and French.
The most common language spoken in South Glens Falls is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.