Ontario, NY

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Living in Ontario

Ontario is a very small town located in the state of New York. With a population of 2,152 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Ontario is the 549th largest community in New York.

Unlike some towns, Ontario isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Ontario are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Ontario is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Ontario who work in sales jobs (12.46%), office and administrative support (11.20%), and management occupations (9.70%).

The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Ontario has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Ontario a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

Ontario is a very car-oriented town. 97.54% of residents commute to work in a private automobile rather than by other means, such as public transit, bicycling, or walking. This is because Ontario is a small town , and most people who live here have to drive out of town for work, and the town population is not large nor dense enough to support an extensive public transportation system. Ontario has a lot of rural roads, and houses can be far apart. Many residents drive out of town for regular shopping trips as well.

As is often the case in a small town, Ontario doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

In terms of college education, Ontario is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 26.21% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Ontario in 2018 was $32,556, 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 $130,224 for a family of four. However, Ontario contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

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

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