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Canastota, New York

Canastota is a village located in Madison County, New York. As of the 2000 census, the village had a total population of 4,425.


\nCanastota is located at 43°4'51" North, 75°45'13" West (43.080909, -75.753747)
1. According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 8.6 km² (3.3 mi²). 8.6 km² (3.3 mi²) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water.


\nAs of the
census of 2000, there are 4,425 people, 1,872 households, and 1,173 families residing in the village. The population density is 514.6/km² (1,332.3/mi²). There are 1,994 housing units at an average density of 231.9/km² (600.3/mi²). The racial makeup of the village is 97.31% White, 0.93% African American, 0.38% Native American, 0.29% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.38% from other races, and 0.70% from two or more races. 1.13% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 1,872 households out of which 29.6% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.9% are married couples living together, 11.9% have a female householder with no husband present, and 37.3% are non-families. 32.2% of all households are made up of individuals and 17.6% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.36 and the average family size is 2.96. In the village the population is spread out with 25.3% under the age of 18, 7.2% from 18 to 24, 28.7% from 25 to 44, 20.9% from 45 to 64, and 17.9% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 37 years. For every 100 females there are 88.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 86.7 males. The median income for a household in the village is $34,155, and the median income for a family is $43,049. Males have a median income of $31,296 versus $24,047 for females. The per capita income for the village is $16,324. 14.8% of the population and 10.0% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 19.5% are under the age of 18 and 19.8% are 65 or older.