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. Much of the housing stock in Arcade was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
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 (16.22%), sales jobs (13.66%), and management occupations (6.32%).
The percentage of adults in Arcade who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 18.53% of the adults in Arcade have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Arcade in 2010 was $22,929, 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 $91,716 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 Polish, English, Irish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Arcade is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.