Ballston Spa, NY

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Living in Ballston Spa

Ballston Spa is a somewhat small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 5,226 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Ballston Spa is the 300th largest community in New York. Much of the housing stock in Ballston Spa was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.

Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Ballston Spa is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Ballston Spa is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ballston Spa who work in office and administrative support (13.72%), sales jobs (10.97%), and management occupations (6.57%).

Also of interest is that Ballston Spa has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

The overall education level of Ballston Spa citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 33.39% of adults in Ballston Spa have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Ballston Spa in 2018 was $34,726, which is middle income relative to New York, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $138,904 for a family of four. However, Ballston Spa contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Ballston Spa home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ballston Spa residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Ballston Spa include Irish, German, Italian, English, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Ballston Spa is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Italian.