Hamburg, NY

Hamburg profile

Living in Hamburg

Hamburg is a somewhat small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 9,712 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Hamburg is the 194th largest community in New York.

Hamburg is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Hamburg is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hamburg who work in sales jobs (13.89%), office and administrative support (11.29%), and management occupations (9.70%).

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

Because of many things, Hamburg is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Hamburg really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Hamburg perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

The citizens of Hamburg are among the most well-educated in the nation: 49.33% of adults in Hamburg have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Hamburg in 2018 was $44,721, which is upper middle income relative to New York, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $178,884 for a family of four.

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

The most common language spoken in Hamburg is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.