Lyncourt, New York
|Lyncourt, New York|
Location in Onondaga County and the state of New York.
|• Total||1.2 sq mi (3.2 km2)|
|• Land||1.2 sq mi (3.2 km2)|
|• Water||0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)|
|Elevation||446 ft (136 m)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||1867409|
Lyncourt is in the town of Salina.
Lyncourt is located at (43.080266, -76.122450).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.2 square miles (3.1 km2), all land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 4,268 people, 1,913 households, and 1,126 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 3,445.9 per square mile (1,328.9/km²). There were 2,009 housing units at an average density of 1,622.0/sq mi (625.5/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 94.35% White, 2.84% African American, 0.66% Native American, 0.37% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.40% from other races, and 1.34% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.94% of the population. In the mid to late twentieth century, Lyncourt was the biggest destination for Italian American families looking to migrate to the suburbs. This continued until the early twenty first century, until an eventual slowdown. Still, over 3% of people living in Lyncourt speak both Italian and English, this is greater than 99% of the country. During the early 2000s, Lyncourt was one of the most densely populated Italian American areas in the nation. This culture has greatly influenced the neighborhood, as many families still hold on to their ancestry practices.
There were 1,913 households out of which 24.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.8% were married couples living together, 12.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 41.1% were non-families. 34.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.23 and the average family size was 2.89.
In the CDP, the population was spread out with 21.0% under the age of 18, 5.6% from 18 to 24, 29.4% from 25 to 44, 21.9% from 45 to 64, and 22.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females, there were 90.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.3 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $32,774, and the median income for a family was $42,105. Males had a median income of $34,044 versus $25,205 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $18,482. About 6.1% of families and 10.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.7% of those under age 18 and 5.1% of those age 65 or over.
Lyncourt is part of the Town of Salina. Mark A. Nicotra was re-elected to a fourth two-year term (November 2013) as Town Supervisor and represents the town as a whole. Nicotra previously represented Lyncourt and Galeville on the Town Board from 2002-2007. Michael Del Vecchio, Jr. was also re-elected to a fourth term (November 2013) on the Town Board. Del Vecchio represents the residents of Lyncourt and Galeville. Nicotra and Del Veccio are both lifelong residents of Lyncourt.
Police protection is provided by the Onondaga County Sheriffs Office. Fire protection is provided by the Lyncourt Volunteer Fire Department. Ambulance service is provided by Rural/Metro Medical Services of CNY.
Lyncourt is part of the Lyncourt Union-Free School District. This school district serves approximately 350 kids in grades K-8. The school district has an agreement with the Solvay Union-Free School District that allows students from Lyncourt to attend Solvay High School, although many students attend Bishop Ludden High School, and [http://www.bishopgrimes.org/ Bishop Grimes High Schoo