Valley Falls is a tiny village located in the state of New York. With a population of 459 people and just one neighborhood, Valley Falls is the 857th largest community in New York. Valley Falls has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Valley Falls is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Valley Falls is a village of professionals, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Valley Falls who work in teaching (13.33%), office and administrative support (11.11%) and management occupations (10.37%).
Also of interest is that Valley Falls has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Valley Falls is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Valley Falls a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Valley Falls has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Valley Falls’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
In Valley Falls, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 34.40 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.