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Waterloo (town), New York

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Waterloo is a town located in Seneca County, New York. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 7,866.

The Town of Waterloo also has a village called Waterloo and is on the west border of the county.

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History

The town was formed from the Town of Junius in 1829. The region was first settled around 1800.

Geography

The west town line is the border of Ontario County, New York, and part of the south town line is Seneca Lake.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 56.6 km² (21.9 mi²). 56.2 km² (21.7 mi²) of it is land and 0.4 km² (0.2 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.78% water.

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 7,866 people, 3,057 households, and 2,048 families residing in the town. The population density is 140.0/km² (362.4/mi²). There are 3,293 housing units at an average density of 58.6/km² (151.7/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 96.90% White, 0.99% Black or African American, 0.22% Native American, 0.37% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.53% from other races, and 0.99% from two or more races. 1.79% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 3,057 households out of which 32.1% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.6% are married couples living together, 12.6% have a female householder with no husband present, and 33.0% are non-families. 27.1% of all households are made up of individuals and 13.2% 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 2.96.

In the town the population is spread out with 24.5% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 28.0% from 25 to 44, 22.9% from 45 to 64, and 18.1% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 39 years. For every 100 females there are 90.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 88.1 males.

The median income for a household in the town is $33,089, and the median income for a family is $40,304. Males have a median income of $30,981 versus $21,897 for females. The per capita income for the town is $15,773. 13.4% of the population and 9.4% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 21.0% of those under the age of 18 and 7.1% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Communities and locations in the Town of Waterloo

  • Border City -- A hamlet near the west town line.
  • Dobbins Corner -- A hamlet on the west town line.
  • East Geneva -- A hamlet near the west town line.
  • Packwood Corners -- A hamlet on Route 20, on the south town line.
  • Parr Harbour -- A location west of Waterloo village.
  • Waterloo -- The Village of Waterloo.
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