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, Washingtonville isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Washingtonville are a mix 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 (15.46%), sales jobs (13.79%), and teaching (7.89%).
One downside of living in Washingtonville is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Washingtonville, the average commute to work is 38.59 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the village, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
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 percentage of people in Washingtonville who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 27.56% of adults in Washingtonville have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Washingtonville in 2010 was $34,772, 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 $139,088 for a family of four.
Washingtonville is a very 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 28.97% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Washingtonville include Italian, German, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Washingtonville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.