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Chaumont, New York
Chaumont is a village located in Jefferson County, New York. As of the 2000 census, the village had a total population of 592. The village is named for Jacques-Donatien Le Ray, the Comte de Chaumont in France.
The Village of Chaumont is in the Town of Lyme.
The village is on the south side of the Chaumont River, where it empties into Chaumont Bay, an arm of Lake Ontario.
Chaumont is located at 44°4'2" North, 76°8'2" West (44.067121, -76.133804).
As of the census2 of 2000, there are 592 people, 233 households, and 143 families residing in the village. The population density is 224.1/km² (578.2/mi²). There are 273 housing units at an average density of 103.3/km² (266.6/mi²). The racial makeup of the village is 96.79% White, 1.69% African American, 0.68% Native American, 0.00% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.00% from other races, and 0.84% from two or more races. 1.01% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 233 households out of which 30.5% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.6% are married couples living together, 11.2% have a female householder with no husband present, and 38.2% are non-families. 33.0% of all households are made up of individuals and 19.7% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.48 and the average family size is 3.22.
In the village the population is spread out with 25.0% under the age of 18, 9.8% from 18 to 24, 27.0% from 25 to 44, 22.6% from 45 to 64, and 15.5% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 39 years. For every 100 females there are 87.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 80.5 males.
The median income for a household in the village is $37,750, and the median income for a family is $49,107. Males have a median income of $34,375 versus $26,000 for females. The per capita income for the village is $16,608. 8.4% of the population and 1.6% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 4.2% of those under the age of 18 and 9.5% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
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