Waterford, NY

Waterford profile

Living in Waterford

Waterford is a very small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 2,277 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Waterford is the 568th largest community in New York. Waterford has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.

Waterford is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Waterford is a village of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Waterford who work in office and administrative support (14.73%), management occupations (12.73%), and food service (7.49%).

The population of Waterford overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Waterford, 23.27% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Waterford in 2018 was $28,263, which is lower middle income relative to New York, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $113,052 for a family of four. However, Waterford contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Waterford is a somewhat ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Waterford home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Waterford residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Waterford include Irish, Italian, French, German, and English.

The most common language spoken in Waterford is English. Other important languages spoken here include Urdu and Spanish.