Attica, NY


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Attica is a very small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 2,470 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Attica is the 509th largest community in New York. Much of the housing stock in Attica was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.

Unlike some villages, Attica isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Attica are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Attica is a village of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Attica who work in office and administrative support (18.62%), sales jobs (10.00%), and business and financial occupations (5.45%).

The education level of Attica citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 20.01% of adults 25 and older in Attica have a college degree.

The per capita income in Attica in 2010 was $24,642, 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 $98,568 for a family of four. However, Attica contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Attica home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Attica residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Attica include English, Irish, Polish, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Attica is English. Other important languages spoken here include Indic languages and Chinese.