Ballston Spa, NY

Ballston Spa profile

Living in Ballston Spa

Ballston Spa is a somewhat small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 5,111 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Ballston Spa is the 318th largest community in New York. Ballston Spa has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages.

Ballston Spa is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 (17.98%), teaching (11.61%), and sales jobs (7.73%).

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.

In Ballston Spa, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Ballston Spa is a relatively small village. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.

The citizens of Ballston Spa are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 38.66% of adults in Ballston Spa have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Ballston Spa in 2018 was $33,343, 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 $133,372 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.