Alden (village), New York


Alden (village), New York

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Alden, New York
settlement_type = Village
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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = United States
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_name1 = New York
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Erie
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area_total_km2 = 7.0
area_land_km2 = 7.0
area_water_km2 = 0.0
area_total_sq_mi = 2.7
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population_as_of = 2000
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population_total = 2666
population_density_km2 = 378.4
population_density_sq_mi = 980.2

timezone = Eastern (EST)
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timezone_DST = EDT
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elevation_m = 263
elevation_ft = 863
latd = 42 |latm = 54 |lats = 3 |latNS = N
longd = 78 |longm = 29 |longs = 36 |longEW = W

postal_code_type = ZIP code
postal_code = 14004
area_code = 716
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Alden is a village in Erie County, New York, USA. The population was 2,666 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Buffalo–Niagara Falls Metropolitan Statistical Area.

The Village of Alden lies within the Town of Alden. The village is centrally located in the town. Its principal street is Broadway (US Route 20).

History

Alden was incorporated in 1856.

Geography

Alden is located at coor dms|42|54|3|N|78|29|35|W|city (42.900959, -78.493266)GR|1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 2.7 square miles (7.0 km²).None of the area is covered with water.

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 2,666 people, 1,083 households, and 723 families residing in the village. The population density was 980.2 people per square mile (378.4/km²). There were 1,144 housing units at an average density of 420.6/sq mi (162.4/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.72% White, 0.34% Black or African American, 0.08% Native American, 0.56% Asian, 0.11% Pacific Islander, and 0.19% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.19% of the population.

There were 1,083 households out of which 32.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.2% were married couples living together, 9.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.2% were non-families. 28.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 3.01.

In the village the population was spread out with 26.3% under the age of 18, 6.6% from 18 to 24, 30.8% from 25 to 44, 21.1% from 45 to 64, and 15.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 98.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.2 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $41,630, and the median income for a family was $51,161. Males had a median income of $34,821 versus $24,245 for females. The per capita income for the village was $20,864. About 4.9% of families and 7.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.8% of those under age 18 and 6.5% of those age 65 or over.

Notable residents

*Lyman K. Bass, born in Alden, United States Congressman cite book | title = Who Was Who in America, Historical Volume, 1607-1896 | publisher = Marquis Who's Who | date = 1967]

*Frank Westcott, responsible for the Black Water Mineral Baths, Alden, NY, located on Main St.and originating in 1904, an early spa and health center.

References

External links


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