Wilson, NY Demographics


Population (year 2000): 5,840. Estimated population in July 2005: 5,796 (-0.8% change)
Males: 2,882 (49.3%), Females: 2,958 (50.7%)

Niagara County

Zip code: 14172

Median resident age: 39.3 years
Median household income: $44,557 (year 2000)
Median house value: $88,300 (year 2000)

Races in Wilson:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.1%)
  • American Indian (1.1%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)

Ancestries: German (38.4%), English (16.2%), Irish (16.2%), Italian (12.5%), Polish (11.1%), United States (5.9%).

Elevation: 290 feet

Land area: 0.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Wilson

  • High school or higher: 82.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 15.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wilson town

  • Never married: 22.6%
  • Now married: 59.6%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

2.4% Foreign born (0.9% Europe, 0.8% North America, 0.4% Latin America, 0.3% Asia).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Wilson:

  • NIAGARA FALLS MEMORIAL MED CENTER (about 2 miles; NIAGARA FALLS, NY)
  • INTER COMMUNITY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 8 miles; NEWFANE, NY)
  • LOCKPORT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 15 miles; LOCKPORT, NY)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Wilson:

  • NIAGARA FALLS INTL (about 17 miles; NIAGARA FALLS, NY; ID: IAG)
  • BUFFALO NIAGARA INTL (about 28 miles; BUFFALO, NY; ID: BUF)
  • GREATER ROCHESTER INTERNATIONAL (about 82 miles; ROCHESTER, NY; ID: ROC)
Other public-use airports nearest to Wilson:

  • HOLLANDS INTL FIELD (about 6 miles; NEWFANE, NY; ID: 85N)
  • OLCOTT-NEWFANE (about 8 miles; OLCOTT, NY; ID: D80)
  • NORTH BUFFALO SUBURBAN (about 17 miles; LOCKPORT, NY; ID: 0G0)
Amtrak station near Wilson:

  • 20 miles: NIAGARA FALLS (27TH & LOCKPORT RD.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wilson:

  • NIAGARA UNIVERSITY (about 2 miles; NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,833)
  • NIAGARA COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 13 miles; SANBORN, NY; FT enrollment: 3,520)
  • ERIE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-NORTH CAMPUS (about 24 miles; WILLIAMSVILLE, NY; FT enrollment: 3,464)
  • SUNY COLLEGE AT BUFFALO (about 28 miles; BUFFALO, NY; FT enrollment: 9,287)
  • CANISIUS COLLEGE (about 28 miles; BUFFALO, NY; FT enrollment: 4,002)
  • D’YOUVILLE COLLEGE (about 29 miles; BUFFALO, NY; FT enrollment: 2,033)
  • SUNY AT BUFFALO (about 38 miles; BUFFALO, NY; FT enrollment: 21,661)
Public primary/middle schools in Wilson:

  • WILSON HS (Students: 875; Location: 374-80 LAKE ST; Grades: 06 – 12)
  • THOMAS MARKS ES (Students: 364; Location: 430 YOUNG ST; Grades: KG – 05)

Libraries

Library in Wilson:

  • WILSON FREE LIBRARY (Operating income: $86,393; Location: 265 YOUNG STREET; 17,256 books; 656 audio materials; 327 video materials; 37 serial subscriptions)