Wilson, NY Profile: Facts & Data


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Wilson, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Wilson had a population of 1,299 as of July 1, 2018. Wilson ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Wilson is located at latitude 43.3098 and longitude -78.8261 in Niagara County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Wilson (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.81 sq. miles and a water area of 0.19 sq. miles. Niagara County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 279 feet.

The Village of Wilson (GNIS ID: 2391220) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Wilson is located within Town of Wilson, a minor civil division (MCD) of Niagara County.

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Wilson, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,299
Population in Households 1,299
Population in Familes 1,040
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,598
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $62,160
Average Household Income $79,076
Per Capita Income $33,116


Total Housing Units 613 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 393 (64.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 151 (24.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 69 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $117,617
Average Home Value $133,524


Total Households 544
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 343
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.33% 0.12%
Households 0.36% 0.11%
Families 0.18% 0.0%
Median Household Income   4.68%
Per Capita Income   4.2%

Wilson, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wilson to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 748 38th
Population Density # 515 57th
Diversity Index # 943 21st
Median Household Income # 595 50th
Per Capita Income # 581 52nd

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