Delmar is a medium-sized town located in the state of New York. With a population of 18,360 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Delmar is the 106th largest community in New York.
Delmar is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 93.96% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Delmar is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Delmar who work in teaching (10.87%), management occupations (10.64%), and sales jobs (10.30%).
Of important note, Delmar is also a town of artists. Delmar has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Delmar’s character.
Also of interest is that Delmar has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 8.13% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Delmar 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 town’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, Delmar’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Delmar, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Delmar is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 66.54% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Delmar in 2018 was $55,464, which is wealthy relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $221,856 for a family of four.
The people who call Delmar home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Delmar residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Delmar include Irish, German, Italian, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Delmar is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Chinese.