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Arcade, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Arcade had a population of 1,874 as of July 1, 2022. Arcade 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 Arcade is located at latitude 42.534 and longitude -78.4231 in Wyoming County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Arcade encompass a land area of 2.65 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Wyoming County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,476 feet.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Arcade: China.

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Arcade, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)


Total Population 1,874 (100%)
Population in Households 1,868 (99.7%)
Population in Families 1,424 (76.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 6 ( 0.3%)
Population Density 707
Diversity Index2 12


Median Household Income $50,100
Average Household Income $64,742
% of Income for Mortgage4 14%
Per Capita Income $29,507
Wealth Index5 46


Total HU (Housing Units) 993 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 681 (68.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 219 (22.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 92 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $129,141
Average Home Value $166,838
Housing Affordability Index3 162


Total Households 901
Average Household Size 2.07
Family Households 536
Average Family Size 3.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2020-2022 2022-2027
Population -0.80% -0.06%
Households -0.15% 0.13%
Families   0.07%
Median Household Income   1.47%
Per Capita Income   2.11%
Owner Occupied HU   0.20%

Arcade, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Arcade to the other 1,293 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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 # 651 50th
Population Density # 836 35th
Median Household Income # 1169 10th
Housing Affordability Index # 897 69th
Per Capita Income # 1099 15th
Diversity Index # 1258 3rd

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