Kenmore, New York


Kenmore, New York
Village of Kenmore
—  Village  —
Village of Kenmore is located in New York
Village of Kenmore
Location within the state of New York
Coordinates: 42°57′54″N 78°52′18″W / 42.965°N 78.87167°W / 42.965; -78.87167Coordinates: 42°57′54″N 78°52′18″W / 42.965°N 78.87167°W / 42.965; -78.87167
Country United States
State New York
County Erie
Government
 – Mayor Patrick Mang
Area
 – Total 1.4 sq mi (3.7 km2)
 – Land 1.4 sq mi (3.7 km2)
 – Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 614 ft (187 m)
Population (2000)
 – Total 16,426
 – Density 11,437.1/sq mi (4,415.9/km2)
Demonym Kenmoron
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 – Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 14217, 14223
Area code(s) 716
FIPS code 36-39232
GNIS feature ID 0954497
Website http://www.villageofkenmore.org/
Position within Erie County.

Village of Kenmore (also Kenmore) is a village in Erie County, New York, in the United States. The population was 16,426 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Buffalo-Niagara Falls metropolitan area.

Kenmore is in the south part of the Town of Tonawanda, and together with the town it is often referred to as Ken-Ton. It borders the City of Buffalo, New York, which lies to the south. The village is in the northwest part of Erie County.

In 2009, the American Planning Association named Kenmore "One of the Top 10 Great Neighborhoods" in the United States. The village is also one of America's 100 most dense urban areas.

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History

The Village of Kenmore was incorporated in 1899[1] from part of the Town of Tonawanda. It is also known as "Buffalo's First Suburb".

Louis Eberhardt, known as the Father of Kenmore, opposed naming the Village “Eberhardt” (after himself). He was responsible for buying up farmland and subdividing the property into a suburban development. The building which is portrayed on the Village logo is of the Eberhardt Mansion, located at the corner of Delaware Avenue and Kenmore Avenue.

Geography

Kenmore is located at 42°57′54″N 78°52′18″W / 42.965°N 78.87167°W / 42.965; -78.87167 (42.964907, -78.871679)[2].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.4 square miles (3.6 km2), all of it land.

Adjacent Cities & Towns

Major Highways in the Village of Kenmore

  • Elmwood Avenue (Erie CR 119), Important North-South roadway through the village
  • Kenmore Avenue (Erie CR 307), East-West roadway that forms the south village line.

Demographics

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 16,426 people, 7,071 households, and 4,235 families residing in the village. The population density was 11,437.2 people per square mile (4,404.2/km²). There were 7,459 housing units at an average density of 5,193.6 per square mile (2,000.0/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 96.85% White, 0.99% African American, 0.35% Native American, 0.58% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.35% from other races, and 0.83% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.30% of the population.

There were 7,071 households out of which 28.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.3% were married couples living together, 11.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 40.1% were non-families. 34.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 3.04.

In the village the population was spread out with 23.3% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 30.5% from 25 to 44, 22.5% from 45 to 64, and 16.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 86.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.9 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $42,252, and the median income for a family was $53,155. Males had a median income of $38,371 versus $26,875 for females. The per capita income for the village was $21,695. About 3.5% of families and 5.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.8% of those under age 18 and 4.6% of those age 65 or over.

In 2009, the Village of Kenmore was voted "one of the top 10 great neighborhoods in the United States" by the American Planning Association[4].

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