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Stony Creek, New York
The Town of Stony Creek is on the south border of the county.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 215.5 km² (83.2 mi²). 213.3 km² (82.4 mi²) of it is land and 2.2 km² (0.8 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.01% water.
As of the census2 of 2000, there are 743 people, 297 households, and 204 families residing in the town. The population density is 3.5/km² (9.0/mi²). There are 513 housing units at an average density of 2.4/km² (6.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 97.31% White, 0.00% African American, 0.94% Native American, 0.54% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.13% from other races, and 1.08% from two or more races. 1.48% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 297 households out of which 28.6% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.9% are married couples living together, 8.8% have a female householder with no husband present, and 31.0% are non-families. 25.9% of all households are made up of individuals and 12.8% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.46 and the average family size is 2.95.
In the town the population is spread out with 23.1% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 28.7% from 25 to 44, 26.4% from 45 to 64, and 15.3% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females there are 107.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 110.7 males.
The median income for a household in the town is $32,946, and the median income for a family is $36,111. Males have a median income of $28,393 versus $23,929 for females. The per capita income for the town is $14,654. 16.3% of the population and 10.4% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 19.6% of those under the age of 18 and 8.5% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
Communities and locations in Stony Creek
- Harrisburg --
- Knowelhurst --
- Stony Creek --
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