Wilson, NY


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Wilson is a very small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 1,231 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Wilson is the 684th largest community in New York. Much of the housing stock in Wilson was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.

Wilson is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Wilson is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Wilson who work in office and administrative support (16.97%), management occupations (14.93%), and healthcare (9.00%).

As is often the case in a small village, Wilson doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The education level of Wilson citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 24.69% of adults in Wilson have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Wilson in 2010 was $28,886, which is middle income relative to New York, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $115,544 for a family of four. However, Wilson contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

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