About Wyoming County

Workforce & Major Employers

Wyoming County offers an available labor force that is highly productive and eager to work. Labor costs and turnover are substantially lower than in Buffalo, Rochester, or other Western New York areas. Wyoming County workers are known for the kind of strong work ethic perfectly suited to the needs of today's business.

Major Employers in Wyoming County

(100 or more employees, as of June 2014)
Employer Name Location Employees
Wyoming County Gov't (includes Wy. Cnty. Comm. Hospital) Warsaw 917
Attica Correctional Facility Attica 879
Pioneer Credit Recovery, A Navient Company Arcade/Perry 920
Prestolite Electric, Inc. Arcade 430
Wyoming County Correctional Facility Attica 561
American Precision Industries Arcade 1156
Letchworth Central School Gainesville 210
Perry Central School Perry 162
Attica Central Schools Attica 233
Koike Aronson Arcade 149
Warsaw Central School Warsaw 174
Letchworth State Park Castile/Genesee Falls 75-250
Morton Salt Silver Springs 152
Five Star Bank & Financial Institutions Warsaw 186
Wal-Mart Warsaw 110
Markin Tubing, Inc. Covington 103
Tops Markets Arcade & Warsaw 110
Bank of Castile/Tompkins Insurance Castile/Perry 77
JN White Designs Perry 87
Blue Seal Feeds Arcade 80+
Creative Food Ingredients Perry 130
Agri-Fab & Repair Convington 40
*Notes: Includes full-time, part-time, and seasonal employees. Primary location of employees is shown. Pioneer Central School, which is located just outside of Arcade in Cattaraugus County, also employs more than 100.
Source: Wyoming County Planning & Development

Comparison of Total Average Wages for Wyoming vs.
Neighboring Counties and New York State

  All Industries Manufacturing
Wyoming County $35,395 $39,484
New York State $60,263 $59,439
Erie County $40,777 $56,139
Niagara County $35,718 $53,048
Monroe County $44,412 $65,068
United States $47,046

Civilian Labor Force and Unemployment Statistics
Wyoming County 1990-2001

Civilian Labor Force
Employed
Unemployed
Unemployment Rate (%)
1990
19,900
18,700
1,100
5.7
1991
20,100
18,400
1,700
8.3
1992
20,100
18,300
1,800
8.8
1993
20,900
19,200
1,700
7.9
1994
21,600
19,900
1,700
7.9
1995
21,100
19,700
1,400
6.8
1996
20,200
18,900
1,300
6.6
1997
20,600
19,200
1,400
6.8
1998
20,600
19,000
1,600
7.6
1999
20,600
19,100
1,500
7.2
2000
20,400
19,200
1,200
5.8
2001
20,100
19,000
1,100
5.4
2010
20,300
18,700
1,600
7.8
2011
19,600
18,200
1,400
7.2
Source: New York State Department of Labor, US Bureau of Labor Statistics
Note: data are yearly averages, not seasonally adjusted.

Per Capita Personal Income Wyoming County, 2001-2010

Wyoming County
New York State
United States
2001
$20,633
$35,464
$31,145
2002
$21,479
$35,464
$31,461
2003
$22,483
$36,160
$33,881
2004
$24,301
$38,407
$33,881
2005
$25,639
$40,687
$35,424
2006
$26,099
$43,987
$37,698
2007
$27,864
$47,137
$39,461
2008
$29,038
$48,140
$40,674
2009
$28,472
$46,516
$39,635
Source: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, Regional Economic Information System (REIS) CD-ROM