Belfast (CDP), New York

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Belfast, New York
Belfast is located in New York
Location within the state of New York
Coordinates: 42°20′34″N 078°06′41″W / 42.34278°N 78.11139°W / 42.34278; -78.11139Coordinates: 42°20′34″N 078°06′41″W / 42.34278°N 78.11139°W / 42.34278; -78.11139[1]
CountryUnited States
StateNew York
CountyAllegany County
TownTown of Belfast
 • Total1.412 sq mi (3.66 km2)
 • Land1.385 sq mi (3.59 km2)
 • Water0.027 sq mi (0.07 km2)
Elevation1,309 ft (399 m)
 • Total837
 • Density593/sq mi (229/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code[4]
Area code585
FIPS code[2][5]36-05562
GNIS feature ID[5]943574

Belfast is a hamlet in the Town of Belfast, Allegany County, New York, United States. The population was 837 at the 2010 census, which lists the community as a census-designated place.[3]


Belfast is located at 42°20′34″N 078°06′41″W / 42.34278°N 78.11139°W / 42.34278; -78.11139 (42.3428443, −78.1113975) and its elevation is 1,309 feet (399 m).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, Belfast has a total area of 1.412 square miles (3.66 km2), of which 1.385 square miles (3.59 km2) is land and 0.027 square miles (0.07 km2) is water.[2]


As of the 2010 census, there were 837 people, 337 households, and 213 families. The population density was 593 inhabitants per square mile (229/km2). There were 377 housing units at an average density of 267 per square mile (103/km2). The racial makeup as of 2010 was 95.9% White, 0.7% Black or African American, 0.2% American Indian and Alaska Native, 1.1% Asian, 0.2% from other races, and 0.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.7% of the population.[3]

There were 337 households out of which 34.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.1% were married couples living together, 12.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.8% were non-families. 31.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 3.12.[3]

Ages were 30.5% under 20, 4.7% from 20 to 24, 24.9% from 25 to 44, 23.3% from 45 to 64, and 16.6% who were 65 or older. The median age was 37.9 years. The population was 46.7% male and 53.3% female.[3]


  1. ^ a b c "Belfast". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved January 12, 2013.
  2. ^ a b c "Places: New York". 2010 Census Gazetteer Files. United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on February 17, 2013. Retrieved January 12, 2013.
  3. ^ a b c d e "2010 Demographic Profile Data: Belfast CDP, New York". Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 12, 2013.
  4. ^ "Post Offices By County: Allegany County, New York". United States Postal Service. Retrieved January 12, 2013.
  5. ^ a b "FIPS55 Data: New York". FIPS55 Data. United States Geological Survey. February 23, 2006. Archived from the original on October 19, 2006.