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People

Total Population 5,929
Male Share of the Population 50.7%
Female Share of the Population 49.3%
Senior Citizens 16.2%
Employed Population 16+ 2,809
Age of the Population 45

Families

% of people married 49.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 21.8%
Median Earnings25+ $35,652
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $18,393
Median Earnings With High School Degree $28,214

Wealth

Median Family Income $71,181
% Above Poverty Level 89.3%
% Below Poverty Level 10.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 2.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.5%
% Using Public Transportation 0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 27.6%
Median Gross Rent $720
Median House Value $118,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.7%
US/American 0%
English 12.3%
Irish 16.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Wilson Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 18 miles NE of Niagara Falls, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 29 miles N of Buffalo, New York
County Niagara
Metro Area Buffalo - Niagara Falls
Standard Zip Codes 14172
Phone Area Codes 716
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.309
Longitude -78.826

Wilson Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station LOCKPORT 4 NE
Distance 12.3 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 32 F
Apr Temp 36 to 55 F
Jul Temp 60 to 81 F
Oct Temp 41 to 60 F
Annual Precip 36.5 inches
Station BUFFALO NIAGARA INTL
Distance 26.5 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 31 F
Apr Temp 36 to 54 F
Jul Temp 62 to 80 F
Oct Temp 43 to 59 F
Annual Precip 40.5 inches
Station ALBION 2 NE
Distance 33.4 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 31 F
Apr Temp 37 to 57 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 43 to 61 F
Annual Precip 35.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Newfane 9,511 $60,201

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Wilson Free Library
265 YOUNG STREET
Wilson, New York
(716) 751-6070

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Wilson High Schools

WILSON HS
374-80 LAKE ST
716-751-9341
A Title I School.
Serves 875 students.

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