West Edmeston is a very small town located in the state of New York. With a population of 2,482 people and just one neighborhood, West Edmeston is the 510th largest community in New York.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, West Edmeston is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 40.05% of the West Edmeston workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, West Edmeston is a town of professionals, service providers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in West Edmeston who work in healthcare (9.63%), office and administrative support (7.76%) and maintenance occupations (6.24%).
Also of interest is that West Edmeston has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) West Edmeston has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. West Edmeston has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in West Edmeston than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, West Edmeston may be for you.
Being a small town, West Edmeston does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.