North Tonawanda, NY

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Living in North Tonawanda

North Tonawanda is a medium-sized city located in the state of New York. With a population of 30,245 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, North Tonawanda is the 39th largest community in New York.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, North Tonawanda is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, North Tonawanda is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in North Tonawanda who work in office and administrative support (14.90%), sales jobs (11.81%), and management occupations (6.94%).

The population of North Tonawanda overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in North Tonawanda, 24.74% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in North Tonawanda in 2018 was $31,590, 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 $126,360 for a family of four. However, North Tonawanda contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

The most common language spoken in North Tonawanda is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.