Stony Creek is a very small town located in the state of New York. With a population of 1,962 people and just one neighborhood, Stony Creek is the 570th largest community in New York.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Stony Creek isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Stony Creek are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Stony Creek is a town of service providers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Stony Creek who work in office and administrative support (12.72%), maintenance occupations (7.63%) and sales jobs (7.52%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Another notable thing is that Stony Creek is an extremely popular vacation destination. A significant portion of the population is seasonal. During the vacation season, the town experiences a large influx of people who take up residence in second homes they own in the area. As the vacation season ends, the population drops again, leaving behind a substantially quieter and smaller town.
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Stony Creek has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Stony Creek has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Stony Creek than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Stony Creek may be for you.
In Stony Creek, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 35.14 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.