Chittenango is a somewhat small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 4,850 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Chittenango is the 318th largest community in New York.
Unlike some villages, Chittenango isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Chittenango are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Chittenango is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Chittenango who work in office and administrative support (14.12%), sales jobs (13.30%), and teaching (10.02%).
Also of interest is that Chittenango has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Chittenango is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Chittenango’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Chittenango is a small village, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The percentage of people in Chittenango who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 27.29% of adults in Chittenango have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Chittenango in 2018 was $32,511, 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 $130,044 for a family of four. However, Chittenango contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Chittenango home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Chittenango residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Chittenango include Irish, German, Italian, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Chittenango is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Spanish.