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Pompey, New York

Pompey is a town located in Onondaga County, New York. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 6,159.


\nAccording to the
United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 172.2 km² (66.5 mi²). 172.0 km² (66.4 mi²) of it is land and 0.2 km² (0.1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.09% water.


\nAs of the
census of 2000, there are 6,159 people, 2,154 households, and 1,761 families residing in the town. The population density is 35.8/km² (92.7/mi²). There are 2,272 housing units at an average density of 13.2/km² (34.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 97.56% White, 0.37% African American, 0.21% Native American, 0.96% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.28% from other races, and 0.62% from two or more races. 0.70% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 2,154 households out of which 41.4% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 72.4% are married couples living together, 5.5% have a female householder with no husband present, and 18.2% are non-families. 14.7% of all households are made up of individuals and 5.6% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.86 and the average family size is 3.17. In the town the population is spread out with 29.6% under the age of 18, 4.4% from 18 to 24, 27.8% from 25 to 44, 28.2% from 45 to 64, and 10.1% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 39 years. For every 100 females there are 99.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 98.2 males. The median income for a household in the town is $59,190, and the median income for a family is $64,442. Males have a median income of $42,212 versus $32,357 for females. The per capita income for the town is $27,970. 3.9% of the population and 2.5% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 5.4% are under the age of 18 and 2.2% are 65 or older.