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. Much of the housing stock in Medina was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Medina is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. 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 (12.48%), teaching (10.50%), and food service (6.31%).
The education level of Medina citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 22.76% of adults in Medina have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Medina in 2010 was $21,326, 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 $85,304 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 Other Asian languages.