Solvay, New YorkSolvay
is a village located in Onondaga County, New York
. As of the 2000
census, the village had a total population of 6,845.
Geography\nSolvay is located at 43°3'26" North, 76°12'53" West (43.057316, -76.214649)1
According to the United States Census Bureau
, the village has a total area of 4.2 km²
). 4.2 km² (1.6 mi²) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water.
Demographics\nAs of the census
, there are 6,845 people, 3,030 households, and 1,766 families residing in the village. The population density
is 1,611.5/km² (4,164.6/mi²). There are 3,291 housing units at an average density of 774.8/km² (2,002.3/mi²). The racial makeup of the village is 95.81% White, 0.67% African American
, 1.02% Native American
, 0.39% Asian
, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 0.29% from other races, and 1.75% from two or more races. 2.37% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 3,030 households out of which 26.8% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.4% are married couples living together, 14.4% have a female householder with no husband present, and 41.7% are non-families. 35.9% of all households are made up of individuals and 16.1% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.26 and the average family size is 2.94.
In the village the population is spread out with 23.3% under the age of 18, 8.5% from 18 to 24, 27.7% from 25 to 44, 20.6% from 45 to 64, and 20.0% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 85.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 82.5 males.
The median income for a household in the village is $34,084, and the median income for a family is $40,057. Males have a median income of $34,045 versus $23,822 for females. The per capita income for the village is $19,441. 12.0% of the population and 10.6% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 20.2% are under the age of 18 and 7.3% are 65 or older.