- Endwell, New York
official_name = Endwell, 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 = Broome
unit_pref = Imperial
area_total_km2 = 9.7
area_land_km2 = 9.5
area_water_km2 = 0.2
area_total_sq_mi = 3.7
area_land_sq_mi = 3.7
area_water_sq_mi = 0.1
population_as_of = 2000
population_total = 11706
population_density_km2 = 1227.6
population_density_sq_mi = 3179.4
timezone = Eastern (EST)
utc_offset = -5
timezone_DST = EDT
utc_offset_DST = -4
elevation_m = 258
elevation_ft = 846
latd = 42 |latm = 6 |lats = 54 |latNS = N
longd = 76 |longm = 1 |longs = 34 |longEW = W
Endwell is the home of a popular local park, Highland Park, well known in the area for its annual Fourth of July fireworks display as well as its classic carousel. Endwell is also home to two well known local golf courses, Endwell Greens and the Binghamton Country Club. Endwell is the home of the 2007 New York State Little League Champions.
Residents of Endwell, along with those of the adjacent Town of Maine attend the Maine-Endwell school district.
Endwell used to be known as "Hooper," but the name had to be changed in 1921 because of post office regulations. There were too many locations in the state with the name Hooper. The most likely story, shared by an elderly man who attended the meeting to change the name:
Endicott Johnson Corporationwas producing a line of shoes called the "Endwell." An advertisement for the shoes read, "Wear the Endwell shoes and your day will end well."
Endwell serves as a
bedroom communityfor Endicott, at one time the home of International Business Machines (IBM). This was a primary reason for the community's early growth.
A few big names in sports have lived, or were born here. Mike Dunham (longtime NHL goalie, now Goalie coach for the NY Islanders), Isiah Kacyvenski (Starter for the Seahawks for 5 years-current Raider-and was Special Teams captain for Seattle during their most recent Super Bowl appearance. Also the schools high school girls soccer team was ranked as high as 19th in the entire nation in 2007.
Endwell is located at coor dms|42|6|54|N|76|1|34|W|city (42.114974, -76.025991)GR|1.
According to the
United States Census Bureau, the hamlet has a total area of 3.7 square miles (9.7 km²), of which, 3.7 square miles (9.5 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.2 km²) of it (1.60%) is water.
Endwell is on the north side of the
Susquehanna River. New York State Route 17and New York State Route 17Care east-west highways passing through the community.
As of the
censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 11,706 people, 5,187 households, and 3,340 families residing in the community. The population densitywas 3,179.4 per square mile (1,228.2/km²). There were 5,414 housing units at an average density of 1,470.5/sq mi (568.0/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 95.48% White, 1.32% African American, 0.09% Native American, 1.72% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.47% from other races, and 0.91% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.27% of the population.
There were 5,187 households out of which 25.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.9% were married couples living together, 8.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.6% were non-families. 31.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.25 and the average family size was 2.83.
In the community the population was spread out with 21.0% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 26.7% from 25 to 44, 24.6% from 45 to 64, and 21.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 90.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.8 males.
The median income for a household in the community was $41,212, and the median income for a family was $51,881. Males had a median income of $40,407 versus $25,516 for females. The
per capita incomefor the CDP was $24,069. About 3.9% of families and 5.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.1% of those under age 18 and 2.7% of those age 65 or over.
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