Wilson, NY

Wilson profile

Living in Wilson

Wilson is a very small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 1,221 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Wilson is the 684th largest community in New York. Wilson has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.

Unlike some villages, Wilson isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Wilson are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Wilson is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Wilson who work in office and administrative support (13.08%), sales jobs (9.94%), and teaching (9.39%).

Also of interest is that Wilson has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One downside of living in Wilson is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Wilson, the average commute to work is 32.09 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

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

The percentage of people in Wilson who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 28.74% of adults in Wilson have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Wilson in 2018 was $35,488, 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 $141,952 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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Wilson include German, English, Irish, Polish, and Italian.

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