Queensbury, NY

Queensbury profile

Living in Queensbury

Queensbury is a medium-sized town located in the state of New York. With a population of 27,194 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Queensbury is the 49th largest community in New York.

Queensbury is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Queensbury is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Queensbury who work in sales jobs (13.29%), office and administrative support (12.01%), and teaching (9.80%).

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, Queensbury has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Queensbury a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

The education level of Queensbury citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 35.28% of adults in Queensbury have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Queensbury in 2018 was $39,302, 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 $157,208 for a family of four. However, Queensbury contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

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