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Encyclopedia > Van Etten (village), New York

Van Etten is a village located in Chemung County, New York. As of the 2000 census, the village had a total population of 581.

The Village of Van Etten is in the Town of Van Etten.


Van Etten is located at 42°11'53" North, 76°33'15" West (42.19831, -76.554336)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 2.3 km˛ (0.9 mi˛). None of the area is covered with water.


As of the census2 of 2000, there are 581 people, 228 households, and 150 families residing in the village. The population density is 257.8/km˛ (668.6/mi˛). There are 239 housing units at an average density of 106.1/km˛ (275.0/mi˛). The racial makeup of the village is 98.28% White, 0.17% Black or African American, 0.69% Native American, 0.17% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.00% from other races, and 0.69% from two or more races. 0.00% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 228 households out of which 36.0% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.9% are married couples living together, 17.1% have a female householder with no husband present, and 33.8% are non-families. 27.2% of all households are made up of individuals and 13.2% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.55 and the average family size is 3.03.

In the village the population is spread out with 30.1% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 25.6% from 25 to 44, 22.4% from 45 to 64, and 13.8% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 34 years. For every 100 females there are 88.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 87.1 males.

The median income for a household in the village is $27,955, and the median income for a family is $35,769. Males have a median income of $23,125 versus $30,417 for females. The per capita income for the village is $12,223. 15.0% of the population and 10.3% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 14.9% of those under the age of 18 and 7.7% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

External links

  • Maps and aerial photos
    • Street map from Mapquest (http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?latlongtype=decimal&latitude=42.19831&longitude=-76.554336&zoom=6)
    • Topographic map from Topozone (http://www.topozone.com/map.asp?lat=42.19831&lon=-76.554336&s=200&size=m&layer=DRG100)
    • Aerial photograph from Microsoft Terraserver (http://terraserver.microsoft.com/map.aspx?t=1&s=14&lon=-76.554336&lat=42.19831&w=750&h=500)

  Results from FactBites:
Van Etten (town), New York - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (423 words)
Van Etten is a town located in Chemung County, New York.
The Town of Van Etten was formed in 1854 from the Town of Cayuta, which became part of Schuyler County, New York.
Within the town there is a village also called Van Etten.
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