Attica, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Attica, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Attica had a population of 2,438 as of July 1, 2017. Attica 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 Attica is located at latitude 42.8641 and longitude -78.2798 in Wyoming County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Attica (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.69 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Wyoming County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 981 feet.

The Village of Attica (GNIS ID: 2391529) 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 Attica is located within Town of Attica, a minor civil division (MCD) of Wyoming County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Attica population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Attica: Gwehtaanetecarnundodeh, Phelps Settlement.

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Attica, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,438
Daytime Population: Workers 877
Daytime Population: Residents 1,173
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,050
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.84
Population in Households 2,438
Population in Familes 1,931
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,441
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $53,204
Average Household Income $61,411
Per Capita Income $25,742


Total Housing Units 1,177 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 663 (56.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 364 (30.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 149 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $98,399
Average Home Value $123,529


Total Households 1,028
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 659
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.6% -0.6%
Households -0.5% -0.53%
Families -0.61% -0.65%
Median Household Income   0.7%
Per Capita Income   2.07%

Attica, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Attica to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 553 54th
Population Density # 556 54th
Diversity Index # 1004 16th
Median Household Income # 758 37th
Per Capita Income # 849 29th

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