Arcade is a very small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 1,986 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Arcade is the 558th largest community in New York. Arcade has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages.
Unlike some villages, Arcade isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Arcade are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Arcade is a village of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Arcade who work in office and administrative support (17.81%), sales jobs (13.52%), and management occupations (7.90%).
Being a small village, Arcade does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, Arcade is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 19.58% of adults 25 and older in Arcade have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Arcade in 2010 was $22,487, 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 $89,948 for a family of four. However, Arcade contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Arcade home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Arcade residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Arcade include English, Irish, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Arcade is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.