Stillwater, NY

Stillwater profile

Living in Stillwater

Stillwater is a very small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 1,710 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Stillwater is the 616th largest community in New York. Stillwater has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, 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, Stillwater is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Stillwater is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Stillwater who work in sales jobs (15.60%), office and administrative support (14.18%), and teaching (7.18%).

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

Stillwater’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.

The percentage of adults in Stillwater who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 20.08% of the adults in Stillwater have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Stillwater in 2018 was $31,574, 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 $126,296 for a family of four. However, Stillwater contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

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