Wyoming County

General Overview

Formed in 1841, rural Wyoming County lies in the southwest corner of the Finger Lakes Region. Wyoming is home to a large portion of the picturesque Letchworth State Park, as well as the Attica State Prison. The county has had one of the greatest declines in population since 2000, and its tourism website boasts of being home to “more cows than people.” Wyoming’s unemployment rate is a bit higher than the state, nation, and region as a whole. However, crime rates have fallen sharply since 2000, and the county’s graduation rate is among the highest in the region.

See below to access the latest Wyoming County Report Card, or a summary table of "Hard Facts" impacting this particular part of our region.

Now available, view and print a summary of how Wyoming County is performing on ACT Rochester indicators.

Wyoming County Report Card

The Wyoming County Report Card aggregates data from more than 100 community indicators on the site and use symbols, colors and arrows to provide a quick, at-a-glance overview of the well-being of the county. This data covers each of ACT Rochester's nine topic groups. Click on the picture below for the full report.

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"Hard Facts" About Our Community

In 2017, ACT Rochester released its latest race report, “Hard Facts: Race and Ethnicity in the Nine-County Greater Rochester Area” to examine the substantial gaps in educational and economic outcomes among persons of different racial and ethnic backgrounds. The table below highlights some of the disparities currently impacting residents in Wyoming County.

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Note: Data research and analysis completed by the Center for Governmental Research