Tivoli is a very small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 1,105 people and just one neighborhood, Tivoli is the 711th largest community in New York.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some villages, Tivoli isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Tivoli are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Tivoli is a village of service providers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Tivoli who work in teaching (13.66%), office and administrative support (11.49%) and maintenance occupations (10.50%).
Of important note, Tivoli is also a village of artists. Tivoli has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Tivoli’s character.
A relatively large number of people in Tivoli telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.02% 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
Tivoli is a small town with a large college student population. Because of this, there is a real youthful, hip vibe to the place, and much of the life in the town is centered on the college. This has helped Tivoli to buck the trend of other small towns that have suffered declining populations over the past 20 to 30 years. Spending by students, and faculty and staff jobs, are a big part of the local economy.
In Tivoli, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Tivoli is a relatively small village. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.