Phelps (village), New York
|Phelps, New York|
|• Total||1.2 sq mi (3.0 km2)|
|• Land||1.2 sq mi (3.0 km2)|
|• Water||0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)|
|Elevation||522 ft (159 m)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||0960275|
A Sauerkraut Festival is held every August.
The community was first settled around 1793, one of the first locations in the town. The village was incorporated in 1855 as "Phelps," having been earlier known as "Vienna." The village had also been mockingly called " Woodpecker City," possibly to mock the villagers, who seemed always busy.
Phelps is located at (42.958396, -77.062297).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.2 square miles (3.0 km²).None of the area is covered with water.
Flint Creek flows through the village to the Canandaigua Outlet.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,969 people, 791 households, and 521 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,684.0 people per square mile (649.8/km²). There were 877 housing units at an average density of 750.0 per square mile (289.4/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.48% White, 0.15% Black or African American, 0.05% Native American, 0.05% Asian, 0.61% from other races, and 0.66% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.22% of the population.
There were 791 households out of which 31.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.8% were married couples living together, 9.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.1% were non-families. 27.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 3.01.
In the village the population was spread out with 25.6% under the age of 18, 7.0% from 18 to 24, 29.1% from 25 to 44, 23.8% from 45 to 64, and 14.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 90.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.9 males.
The median income for a household in the village was $40,758, and the median income for a family was $48,207. Males had a median income of $32,984 versus $24,076 for females. The per capita income for the village was $20,257. About 3.9% of families and 6.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.6% of those under age 18 and 3.4% of those age 65 or over.
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- "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.