Queensbury is a medium-sized town located in the state of New York. With a population of 29,169 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Queensbury is the 51st largest community in New York.
Unlike some towns, Queensbury isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Queensbury are a mix of both white- and blue-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 office and administrative support (12.66%), sales jobs (11.30%), and healthcare (9.62%).
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Queensbury has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Queensbury has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Queensbury than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Queensbury may be for you.
The citizens of Queensbury are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 38.01% of adults in Queensbury have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Queensbury in 2018 was $45,308, 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 $181,232 for a family of four.
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, English, German, Italian, and French.
The most common language spoken in Queensbury is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.