- Kenmore, New York
Village of Kenmore — Village — Coordinates: Coordinates: 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/
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.
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.
Kenmore is located at .(42.964907, -78.871679)
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
- New York State Route 265 (Military Rd.), North-South roadway that provides the west village line.
- New York State Route 384 (Delaware Ave.), North-South roadway through the village from Tonawanda south into Buffalo.
- 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.
As of the census 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.
- ^ "History (Kenmore)". http://www.villageofkenmore.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=59&Itemid=67. Retrieved 2009-03-25.
- ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. http://www.census.gov/geo/www/gazetteer/gazette.html. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
- ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- ^ "Great Places in America (Neighborhoods 2009)". http://www.planning.org/greatplaces/neighborhoods/2009/. Retrieved 2011-10-28.
Municipalities and communities of Erie County, New York Cities Towns Villages CDPs Other
Akron Junction | Alden Center | Armor | Athol Springs | Bagdad | Bellevue | Big Tree | Blakeley | Blossom | Boston | Bowmansville | Brant | Brighton | Carnegie | Chaffee | Clarksburg | Cleveland Hill | Clifton Heights | Collins Center | Concord | Creekside | Crittenden | Dellwood | Derby | Doyle | Duells Corner | Dutchtown | East Amherst | East Concord | East Eden | East Elma | East Seneca | Ebenezer | Eden Valley | Eggertsville | Ellicott | Elma | Evans Center | Ferry Village | Footes | Forks | Fowlerville | Gardenville | Getzville | Glenwood | Grandyle Village | Green Acres | Griffins Mills | Holland | Hunts Corners | Jerusalem Corners | Jewettville | Kenilworth | Lake View | Langford | Lawtons | Locksley Park | Loveland | Marilla | Marshfield | Millersport | Millgrove | Morton Corners | Mount Vernon | Murrays Corner | New Ebenezer | New Oregon | North Bailey | North Evans | Oakfield | Patchin | Peters Corners | Pine Hill | Pinehurst | Pontiac | Porterville | Protection | Sand Hill | Sandy Beach | Scranton | Sheenwater | Shirley | Snyder | South Newstead | South Wales | Spring Brook | Swifts Mills | Taylor Hollow | Town Line Station | Swormville | Walden Cliffs | Wales Hollow | Wanakah | Water Valley | Webster Corners | Wende | West Alden | West Falls | Weyer | Williston | Windom | Wolcottsburg | Woodlawn | Woodside | Wyandale | Zoar
‡This populated place also has portions in an adjacent county or counties
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