Liverpool, NY

Liverpool profile

Living in Liverpool

Liverpool is a very small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 2,242 people and 13 constituent neighborhoods, Liverpool is the 555th largest community in New York. Much of the housing stock in Liverpool was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.

Liverpool is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Liverpool is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Liverpool who work in office and administrative support (9.69%), teaching (9.49%), and healthcare (9.39%).

Also of interest is that Liverpool 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: 10.69% 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.

In addition, Liverpool is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.

Liverpool’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.

Liverpool is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 43.21% of adults in Liverpool have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

The per capita income in Liverpool in 2018 was $37,674, which is upper middle income relative to New York and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $150,696 for a family of four. However, Liverpool contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

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