Medina, NY


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Medina is a somewhat small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 5,827 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Medina is the 275th largest community in New York. Medina has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages.

Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Medina is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 35.01% of the Medina workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Medina is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Medina who work in office and administrative support (11.82%), teaching (7.86%), and healthcare (6.08%).

The citizens of Medina are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 21.94% of adults in Medina having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Medina in 2010 was $21,750, which is low income relative to New York, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $87,000 for a family of four. However, Medina contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Medina is a somewhat ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Medina home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Medina residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Medina include Irish, English, Polish, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Medina is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.