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Baiting Hollow, New York

Baiting Hollow is a town located in Suffolk County, New York. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 1,449.

Geography Baiting Hollow is located at 40°58'3" North, 72°44'26" West (40.967514, -72.740514)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 14.1 km² (5.4 mi²). 8.4 km² (3.2 mi²) of it is land and 5.7 km² (2.2 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 40.52% water.

Demographics As of the census of 2000, there are 1,449 people, 600 households, and 429 families residing in the town. The population density is 173.2/km² (448.7/mi²). There are 962 housing units at an average density of 115.0/km² (297.9/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 96.27% White, 1.38% African American, 0.00% Native American, 0.55% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.97% from other races, and 0.83% from two or more races. 4.00% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 600 households out of which 24.2% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.0% are married couples living together, 5.3% have a female householder with no husband present, and 28.5% are non-families. 24.3% of all households are made up of individuals and 8.2% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.39 and the average family size is 2.84.

In the town the population is spread out with 18.9% under the age of 18, 4.8% from 18 to 24, 29.3% from 25 to 44, 33.7% from 45 to 64, and 13.3% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 44 years. For every 100 females there are 108.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 101.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town is $80,622, and the median income for a family is $86,455. Males have a median income of $48,036 versus $51,685 for females. The per capita income for the town is $36,375. 4.4% of the population and 1.8% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 0.0% are under the age of 18 and 13.8% are 65 or older.

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