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Kiryas Joel, New York

Kiryas Joel is a village located in Orange County, New York. As of the 2000 census, the village had a total population of 13,138.

Geography Kiryas Joel is located at 41°20'24" North, 74°10'2" West (41.340020, -74.167229)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 2.8 km² (1.1 mi²). 2.8 km² (1.1 mi²) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water.

Demographics As of the census of 2000, there are 13,138 people, 2,229 households, and 2,137 families residing in the village. The population density is 4,611.5/km² (11,962.2/mi²). There are 2,233 housing units at an average density of 783.8/km² (2,033.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the village is 99.02% White, 0.21% African American, 0.00% Native American, 0.02% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.12% from other races, and 0.63% from two or more races. 0.93% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 2,229 households out of which 79.5% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 93.2% are married couples living together, 1.6% have a female householder with no husband present, and 4.1% are non-families. 2.8% of all households are made up of individuals and 2.1% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 5.74 and the average family size is 5.84.

In the village the population is spread out with 57.5% under the age of 18, 17.2% from 18 to 24, 16.5% from 25 to 44, 7.2% from 45 to 64, and 1.6% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 15 years. For every 100 females there are 116.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 118.0 males.

The median income for a household in the village is $15,138, and the median income for a family is $15,372. Males have a median income of $25,043 versus $16,364 for females. The per capita income for the village is $4,355. 62.2% of the population and 61.7% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 63.9% are under the age of 18 and 50.5% are 65 or older.



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