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Mineville-Witherbee, New York

Mineville-Witherbee is a town located in Essex County, New York. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 1,747.

Geography Mineville-Witherbee is located at 44°5'13" North, 73°31'28" West (44.086842, -73.524480)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 11.5 km² (4.4 mi²). 11.5 km² (4.4 mi²) of it is land and 0.22% is water.

Demographics As of the census of 2000, there are 1,747 people, 609 households, and 403 families residing in the town. The population density is 151.9/km² (393.1/mi²). There are 680 housing units at an average density of 59.1/km² (153.0/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 89.64% White, 7.21% African American, 0.23% Native American, 0.11% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 2.52% from other races, and 0.23% from two or more races. 6.98% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 609 households out of which 26.6% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.3% are married couples living together, 11.7% have a female householder with no husband present, and 33.8% are non-families. 28.6% of all households are made up of individuals and 15.3% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.38 and the average family size is 2.87.

In the town the population is spread out with 18.8% under the age of 18, 13.3% from 18 to 24, 32.4% from 25 to 44, 20.5% from 45 to 64, and 14.9% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 35 years. For every 100 females there are 136.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 149.6 males.

The median income for a household in the town is $36,579, and the median income for a family is $43,011. Males have a median income of $28,594 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the town is $24,440. 10.4% of the population and 6.7% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 13.2% are under the age of 18 and 12.6% are 65 or older.

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