Washingtonville is a somewhat small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 5,788 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Washingtonville is the 280th largest community in New York.
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Washingtonville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Washingtonville is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Washingtonville who work in office and administrative support (14.40%), sales jobs (13.86%), and management occupations (8.34%).
Also of interest is that Washingtonville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
In Washingtonville, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 35.58 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.
Even though Washingtonville is a smaller village, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the train for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.
The education level of Washingtonville citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.66% of adults in Washingtonville have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Washingtonville in 2010 was $34,594, which is upper middle income relative to New York, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $138,376 for a family of four. However, Washingtonville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Washingtonville is an extremely ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Washingtonville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Washingtonville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Washingtonville also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 25.20% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Washingtonville include Italian, German, English, and French .
The most common language spoken in Washingtonville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.