- Tonawanda (CDP), New York
Tonawanda, New Yorkfor places with this name".
official_name = Tonawanda, New York
settlement_type = CDP
pushpin_map_caption =Location within the state of New York
subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Erie
area_total_km2 = 49.0
area_land_km2 = 45.0
area_water_km2 = 4.0
area_total_sq_mi = 18.9
area_land_sq_mi = 17.4
area_water_sq_mi = 1.6
population_as_of = 2000
population_total = 61729
population_density_km2 = 1372.3
population_density_sq_mi = 3554.2
timezone = Eastern (EST)
utc_offset = -5
timezone_DST = EDT
utc_offset_DST = -4
elevation_m = 175
elevation_ft = 574
latd = 42 |latm = 59 |lats = 7 |latNS = N
longd = 78 |longm = 51 |longs = 8 |longEW = W
area_code = 716
blank_name = FIPS code
blank_info = 36-74183
blank1_name = GNIS feature ID
blank1_info = 0967652
footnotes = ----Tonawanda is a
suburbancommunity ( and census-designated place) in Erie County, New York, United States. The population was 61,729 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Buffalo–Niagara Falls Metropolitan Statistical Area. The CDP area includes the entire Town of Tonawanda with the exclusion of the village of Kenmore. [http://www.tonawanda.ny.us/townclerk/htm/Comprehensive_Plan/2655%20Final%20Comp%20Plan%2012-2005.pdf]
Tonawanda is in the Town of Tonawanda and is a northern suburb of
Buffalo, New York.
Tonawanda is located at coor dms|42|59|7|N|78|51|7|W|city (42.985307, -78.852127)GR|1.
According to the
United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 18.9 square miles (49.0 km²), of which, 17.4 square miles (45.0 km²) of it is land and 1.6 square miles (4.0 km²) of it (8.24%) is water.
As of the
censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 61,729 people, 26,207 households, and 16,929 families residing in the CDP. The population densitywas 3,554.2 per square mile (1,372.1/km²). There were 27,175 housing units at an average density of 1,564.7/sq mi (604.0/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 95.74% White, 1.52% Black or African American, 0.25% Native American, 1.30% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.36% from other races, and 0.82% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.30% of the population.
There were 26,207 households out of which 26.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.2% were married couples living together, 10.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.4% were non-families. 30.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.33 and the average family size was 2.93.
In the CDP the population was spread out with 21.5% under the age of 18, 7.2% from 18 to 24, 26.6% from 25 to 44, 22.7% from 45 to 64, and 22.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 88.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.4 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $41,332, and the median income for a family was $51,071. Males had a median income of $39,540 versus $27,067 for females. The
per capita incomefor the CDP was $20,748. About 5.2% of families and 7.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.7% of those under age 18 and 5.4% of those age 65 or over.
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