Lacona, New York

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Lacona, New York
Village
Lacona, New York is located in New York
Lacona, New York
Lacona, New York
Location within the state of New York
Coordinates: 43°38′38″N 76°4′7″W / 43.64389°N 76.06861°W / 43.64389; -76.06861Coordinates: 43°38′38″N 76°4′7″W / 43.64389°N 76.06861°W / 43.64389; -76.06861
Country United States
State New York
County Oswego
Area
 • Total 1.0 sq mi (2.6 km2)
 • Land 1.0 sq mi (2.6 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 558 ft (170 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 582
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 13083
Area code(s) 315
FIPS code 36-40200
GNIS feature ID 0954867

Lacona is a village in Oswego County, New York, United States. The population was 582 at the 2010 census.

The Village of Lacona is inside the Town of Sandy Creek. The village is halfway between Syracuse and Watertown.

History[edit]

The village was founded around 1803. Lacona was incorporated as a village in 1880.

The Smith H. Barlow House, First National Bank of Lacona, Lacona Clock Tower, Lacona Railroad Station and Depot, Charles M. Salisbury House, Matthew Shoecraft House, Fred Smart House, and Newman Tuttle House are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[1]

Geography[edit]

Lacona is located at 43°38′38″N 76°4′7″W / 43.64389°N 76.06861°W / 43.64389; -76.06861 (43.643791, -76.068562).[2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.0 square mile (2.6 km2), all of it land.

The village is east of Interstate 81. Little Sandy Creek flows westward through the village and the adjacent Village of Sandy Creek.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 590 people, 243 households, and 156 families residing in the village. The population density was 576.7 people per square mile (223.3/km²). There were 271 housing units at an average density of 264.9 per square mile (102.6/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.64% White, 0.17% African American, 0.34% Asian, and 0.85% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.19% of the population.

There were 243 households out of which 34.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.8% were married couples living together, 15.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.8% were non-families. 27.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the village the population was spread out with 29.0% under the age of 18, 6.4% from 18 to 24, 30.7% from 25 to 44, 23.4% from 45 to 64, and 10.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 91.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.4 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $32,222, and the median income for a family was $41,111. Males had a median income of $37,500 versus $27,955 for females. The per capita income for the village was $16,418. About 19.3% of families and 24.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 35.9% of those under age 18 and 18.2% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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