Andes (hamlet), New York

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Andes
hamlet & CDP
Andes is located in New York
Andes
Andes
Coordinates: 42°11′19″N 074°47′09″W / 42.18861°N 74.78583°W / 42.18861; -74.78583Coordinates: 42°11′19″N 074°47′09″W / 42.18861°N 74.78583°W / 42.18861; -74.78583[1]
Country United States
State New York
County Delaware County
Town Town of Andes
Dissolved 2003 from Village of Andes
Area[2]
 • Total 1.1 sq mi (3 km2)
 • Land 1.1 sq mi (3 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,598 ft (487 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 252
 • Density 230/sq mi (88/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 13731
Area code 845
FIPS code[4][5] 36-02121
GNIS feature ID[5] 942462

Andes is a hamlet in Delaware County, New York, United States. The population was 252 at the 2010 census, which lists the community as a census-designated place.[3] It was formerly a village.[2]

Andes is located on Route 28 and is the only significant community in the Town of Andes.

History[edit]

The village was almost destroyed by a fire in 1878.

It is the location of the Andes Historic District and Andes Railroad Station, both listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[6]

During a special village election on June 3, 2002, the residents approved dissolving the village by a vote of 81 to 63.[7] On December 31, 2003, the incorporated village of Andes ceased to exist.[8]

Geography[edit]

Andes is located at 42°11′19″N 074°47′09″W / 42.18861°N 74.78583°W / 42.18861; -74.78583 (42.1886976, -74.7857138) and its elevation is 1,598 feet (487 m).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village had a total area of 1.1 square miles (2.8 km2), all land.[2]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census of 2000,[2] there were 289 people, 132 households, and 76 families residing in the village. The population density was 253.1 per square mile (97.9/km²). There were 161 housing units at an average density of 141.0/sq mi (54.5/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 96.89% White, 0.69% Black or African American, 0.35% Asian, 1.73% from other races, and 0.35% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.11% of the population.

There were 132 households out of which 22.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.2% were married couples living together, 6.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 42.4% were non-families. 37.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 21.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.19 and the average family size was 2.87.

In the village the population was spread out with 18.7% under the age of 18, 10.7% from 18 to 24, 25.6% from 25 to 44, 22.1% from 45 to 64, and 22.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 114.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 115.6 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $32,857, and the median income for a family was $47,500. Males had a median income of $28,281 versus $23,333 for females. The per capita income for the village was $22,716. About 6.8% of families and 7.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.6% of those under the age of eighteen and 2.7% of those sixty five or over.

Other[edit]

Andes was the subject of a 2009 opinion piece in the New York Times[9] and a 2011 article in the New York Post.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Andes". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved January 12, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c d "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ a b "2010 Demographic Profile Data". Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 12, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Places: New York". 2010 Census Gazetteer Files. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 12, 2013. 
  5. ^ a b "FIPS55 Data: New York". FIPS55 Data. United States Geological Survey. February 23, 2006. 
  6. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. March 13, 2009. 
  7. ^ "Village of Andes kaput". The Daily Star (Oneonta, New York). June 4, 2002.
  8. ^ Breakey, Patricia. "Andes residents begin life after end of village". The Daily Star (Oneonta, New York). January 9, 2004.
  9. ^ Fish, Stanley. "The Andes Chronicles". The New York Times. October 5, 2009.
  10. ^ Traster, Tina. "Why Andes is worth a peek". The New York Post. August 17, 2011.