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Horicon, New York
The Town of Horican is on the county's north border.
The north town line is the border of Essex County, New York.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 186.0 km² (71.8 mi²). 171.1 km² (66.1 mi²) of it is land and 14.8 km² (5.7 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 7.98% water.
As of the census2 of 2000, there are 1,479 people, 642 households, and 446 families residing in the town. The population density is 8.6/km² (22.4/mi²). There are 1,767 housing units at an average density of 10.3/km² (26.7/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 98.58% White, 0.20% African American, 0.20% Native American, 0.20% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.20% from other races, and 0.61% from two or more races. 0.47% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 642 households out of which 23.8% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.3% are married couples living together, 5.9% have a female householder with no husband present, and 30.4% are non-families. 26.5% of all households are made up of individuals and 12.9% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.30 and the average family size is 2.74.
In the town the population is spread out with 20.6% under the age of 18, 5.2% from 18 to 24, 23.2% from 25 to 44, 32.0% from 45 to 64, and 19.0% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 46 years. For every 100 females there are 100.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 98.3 males.
The median income for a household in the town is $36,481, and the median income for a family is $41,184. Males have a median income of $31,196 versus $21,908 for females. The per capita income for the town is $20,608. 9.7% of the population and 6.3% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 17.0% of those under the age of 18 and 0.7% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
Communities and locations in Horicon
- Adirondack --
- Brant Lake --
- Pottersville --
- South Horicon --
- Starbuckville --
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