Arcade, NY Profile: Facts & Data


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Arcade, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Arcade had a population of 2,059 as of July 1, 2018. 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 42.5306 and longitude -78.4418 in Wyoming County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Arcade (see map below) 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 (GNIS ID: 2391519) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Arcade population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Arcade: China.

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


Total Population 2,059
Population in Households 2,054
Population in Familes 1,603
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density1 777
Diversity Index2 8


Median Household Income $42,146
Average Household Income $55,711
Per Capita Income $23,510


Total Housing Units 942 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 633 (67.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 255 (27.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 54 ( 5.7%)
Median Home Value $107,317
Average Home Value $122,191


Total Households 888
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 554
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  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 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.07% -0.31%
Households 0.01% -0.25%
Families 0.4% -0.36%
Median Household Income   0.63%
Per Capita Income   1.63%

Arcade, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Arcade 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 # 604 50th
Population Density # 799 33rd
Diversity Index # 1123 6th
Median Household Income # 1063 11th
Per Capita Income # 1048 12th

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