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Hammondsport, New York

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Hammondsport is a village located in Steuben County, New York. As of the 2000 census, the village had a total population of 731.

The Village of Hammondsport is in the Town of Urbana.

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History

The village was incorporated in 1856.

Geography

Hammondsport is at the south end of Keuka Lake.

Hammondsport is located at 42°24'32" North, 77°13'22" West (42.408873, -77.222779)Template:GR.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.0 km² (0.4 mi²). 0.9 km² (0.3 mi²) of it is land and 0.1 km² (0.04 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 5.41% water.

Demographics

As of the censusTemplate:GR of 2000, there are 731 people, 332 households, and 200 families residing in the village. The population density is 806.4/km² (2,088.5/mi²). There are 388 housing units at an average density of 428.0/km² (1,108.5/mi²). The racial makeup of the village is 96.58% White, 1.37% African American, 0.41% Native American, 0.41% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.41% from other races, and 0.82% from two or more races. 0.27% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 332 households out of which 27.1% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.3% are married couples living together, 13.3% have a female householder with no husband present, and 39.5% are non-families. 34.6% of all households are made up of individuals and 14.8% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.20 and the average family size is 2.83.

In the village the population is spread out with 24.1% under the age of 18, 6.0% from 18 to 24, 24.4% from 25 to 44, 29.7% from 45 to 64, and 15.9% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 42 years. For every 100 females there are 83.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 83.2 males.

The median income for a household in the village is $38,182, and the median income for a family is $50,125. Males have a median income of $32,143 versus $28,906 for females. The per capita income for the village is $18,308. 5.8% of the population and 4.6% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 11.1% of those under the age of 18 and 3.5% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Hammondsport Information

The American motorcycle designer and manufacturer, and recognized expert on gasoline engines Glenn Hammond Curtiss resided at Hammondsport. Early development of aircraft and seaplanes was carried out at Hammondsport by Glenn Curtiss who had joined with Alexander Graham Bell and others in the Aerial Experiment Association.

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