Tonawanda is a medium-sized city located in the state of New York. With a population of 14,745 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Tonawanda is the 131st largest community in New York.
Unlike some cities, Tonawanda isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Tonawanda are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Tonawanda is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Tonawanda who work in office and administrative support (16.92%), sales jobs (9.48%), and management occupations (9.13%).
The education level of Tonawanda citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 22.60% of adults in Tonawanda have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Tonawanda in 2018 was $29,251, which is lower middle income relative to New York, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $117,004 for a family of four. However, Tonawanda contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Tonawanda home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Tonawanda residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Tonawanda include German, Irish, Italian, Polish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Tonawanda is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.