Tuscarora Reservation, New YorkTuscarora Reservation
is an Indian reservation located in Niagara County, New York
. As of the 2000
census, the Indian reservation had a total population of 1,138.
Geography\nAccording to the United States Census Bureau
, the Indian reservation has a total area of 24.0 km²
). None of the area is covered with water.
Demographics\nAs of the census
, there are 1,138 people, 398 households, and 284 families residing in the Indian reservation. The population density
is 47.4/km² (122.8/mi²). There are 398 housing units at an average density of 16.6/km² (42.9/mi²). The racial makeup of the Indian reservation is 58.61% White, 9.31% African American
, 27.33% Native American
, 0.53% Asian
, 0.09% Pacific Islander, 1.32% from other races, and 2.81% from two or more races. 1.32% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 398 households out of which 43.2% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.5% are married couples living together, 19.3% have a female householder with no husband present, and 28.4% are non-families. 21.1% of all households are made up of individuals and 5.5% 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 3.36.
In the Indian reservation the population is spread out with 34.3% under the age of 18, 13.7% from 18 to 24, 30.0% from 25 to 44, 14.3% from 45 to 64, and 7.7% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 26 years. For every 100 females there are 104.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 97.4 males.
The median income for a household in the Indian reservation is $32,500, and the median income for a family is $38,333. Males have a median income of $33,281 versus $25,074 for females. The per capita income for the Indian reservation is $14,427. 13.0% of the population and 9.9% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 13.4% are under the age of 18 and 9.6% are 65 or older.