Arcade, New York

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Arcade, New York

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Arcade strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in New York):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
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Top 3% trophy Arcade Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Arcade, New York

Comparing Arcade to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in New York (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 7 4
Female Share of the Population 7 8
Well-Paid Single Men 7 3
Racial Diversity 4 2
Male Share of the Population 4 4
Age of the Population 4 3
Senior Citizens 3 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 6 5
Portion of People Married 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 7 5
Median Family Income 6 3
People in Middle Class or Better 6 4
College Educated Adults 6 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 8 9
Public Transportation Use 8 3
Working at Home 2 2
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 9
People Living Alone 7 8
Affordability of Rents 7 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 6
Housing Recently Built 2 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 8

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Arcade Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 30 miles SE of Cheektowaga, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 33 miles SE of Buffalo, New York
County Wyoming
Standard Zip Codes 14009
Phone Area Codes 585
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.533
Longitude -78.423

Arcade Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station ARCADE
Distance 0.3 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 31 F
Apr Temp 33 to 56 F
Jul Temp 56 to 80 F
Oct Temp 39 to 59 F
Annual Precip 42.5 inches
Distance 14 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 30 F
Apr Temp 30 to 54 F
Jul Temp 54 to 78 F
Oct Temp 35 to 58 F
Annual Precip 41.1 inches
Distance 26.2 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 32 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 81 F
Oct Temp 41 to 61 F
Annual Precip 38.1 inches
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Arcade Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,026 100%
Male 959 47.3%
Female 1,067 52.7%
Under 18 600 29.6%
18+ 1,426 70.4%
65+ 256 12.6%
Median Age 35.7
Average Family Size 3.15
White 2,002 98.8%
African-American 7 0.3%
Asian 5 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.1%
Other 2 0.1%
Mixed Race 7 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 27 1.3%

Estimated Arcade Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,951
Growth -75
Growth % -3.7%

Arcade Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 32.6%
English 16%
Irish 13.7%
Polish 8.1%
Italian 5.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.6%
French (except Basque) 4.5%
US/American 4%
Welsh 2%
Scotch-Irish 1.4%
Swiss 1.2%
Scottish 1.2%
Swedish 0.9%
French Canadian 0.8%
British 0.6%
Guyanese 0.5%
Norwegian 0.5%
Dutch 0.4%
Lebanese 0.4%
Czech 0.4%
African 0.3%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
Ukrainian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Arcade 2,026 $42,688
Delevan 1,089 $42,039
Franklinville 1,855 $36,711
Holland 1,261 $56,806
Houghton 1,748 $49,375
Springville 4,252 $49,422
Yorkshire 1,403 $31,694

Arcade Public Libraries

Arcade Free Library
Arcade, New York
(585) 492-1297
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