Herkimer, NY
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Herkimer profile

Living in Herkimer

Herkimer is a somewhat small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 7,283 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Herkimer is the 245th largest community in New York. Much of the housing stock in Herkimer was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 9.10% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

The percentage of adults in Herkimer who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 20.12% of the adults in Herkimer have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Herkimer in 2018 was $30,199, 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 $120,796 for a family of four. However, Herkimer contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

The most common language spoken in Herkimer is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.