Penn Yan, New YorkPenn Yan
is a village located in Yates County, New York
. As of the 2000
census, the village had a total population of 5,219. It is the county seat
of Yates County6
Geography\nPenn Yan is located at 42°39'36" North, 77°3'20" West (42.660089, -77.055447)1
According to the United States Census Bureau
, the village has a total area of 6.0 km²
). 5.9 km² (2.3 mi²) of it is land and 0.2 km² (0.1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 2.58% water.
Demographics\nAs of the census
, there are 5,219 people, 2,141 households, and 1,261 families residing in the village. The population density
is 887.7/km² (2,299.7/mi²). There are 2,299 housing units at an average density of 391.0/km² (1,013.1/mi²). The racial makeup of the village is 97.15% White, 0.67% African American
, 0.27% Native American
, 0.31% Asian
, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 0.33% from other races, and 1.23% from two or more races. 0.94% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 2,141 households out of which 29.2% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.2% are married couples living together, 12.8% have a female householder with no husband present, and 41.1% are non-families. 35.1% of all households are made up of individuals and 18.5% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.28 and the average family size is 2.90.
In the village the population is spread out with 23.9% under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 26.4% from 25 to 44, 20.4% from 45 to 64, and 21.7% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females there are 87.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 81.2 males.
The median income for a household in the village is $29,278, and the median income for a family is $39,087. Males have a median income of $30,692 versus $19,263 for females. The per capita income for the village is $15,848. 13.8% of the population and 9.7% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 17.8% are under the age of 18 and 11.7% are 65 or older.