Glens Falls, NY

Glens Falls profile

Living in Glens Falls

Glens Falls is a somewhat small city located in the state of New York. With a population of 14,830 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Glens Falls is the 133rd largest community in New York. Glens Falls has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.

Glens Falls is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Glens Falls is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Glens Falls who work in office and administrative support (10.95%), sales jobs (9.06%), and management occupations (8.44%).

Of important note, Glens Falls is also a city of artists. Glens Falls has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Glens Falls’s character.

The education level of Glens Falls citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.16% of adults in Glens Falls have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Glens Falls in 2018 was $29,734, which is lower middle income relative to New York, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $118,936 for a family of four. However, Glens Falls contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

The most common language spoken in Glens Falls is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.