Bangor, New York


Bangor, New York

:"This article is about the town of Bangor in New York, USA. For other places named Bangor, see Bangor."

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Bangor, New York
settlement_type = Town
nickname =
motto =



imagesize =
image_caption =


image_

|pushpin_

pushpin_label_position =
pushpin_map_caption =Location within the state of New York
pushpin_mapsize =


mapsize =
map_caption =


mapsize1 =
map_caption1 =

subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = United States
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_name1 = New York
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Franklin
government_footnotes =
government_type =
leader_title =
leader_name =
leader_title1 =
leader_name1 =
established_title =
established_date =

unit_pref = Imperial
area_footnotes =

area_magnitude =
area_total_km2 = 111.6
area_land_km2 = 111.6
area_water_km2 = 0.0
area_total_sq_mi = 43.1
area_land_sq_mi = 43.1
area_water_sq_mi = 0.0

population_as_of = 2000
population_footnotes =
population_total = 2147
population_density_km2 = 19.2
population_density_sq_mi = 49.8

timezone = Eastern (EST)
utc_offset = -5
timezone_DST = EDT
utc_offset_DST = -4
elevation_footnotes =
elevation_m = 174
elevation_ft = 571
latd = 44 |latm = 50 |lats = 42 |latNS = N
longd = 74 |longm = 26 |longs = 45 |longEW = W

postal_code_type = ZIP code
postal_code = 12966
area_code = 518
blank_name = FIPS code
blank_info = 36-04319
blank1_name = GNIS feature ID
blank1_info = 0978708
website =
footnotes =

Bangor is a town in Franklin County, New York, United States. The population was 2,147 at the 2000 census. The town is named after Bangor in Wales.

The Town of Bangor is an interior town of the county, located west of the Village of Malone.

History

Settlement commenced around 1806.

The Town of Bangor was organized from the Town of Dickinson in 1812. The town lost some territory upon the later foundation of the Town of Brandon in 1828.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 43.1 square miles (111.7 km²), all of it land.

US Route 11 and New York State Route 11B are important east-west highways across the town.

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 2,147 people, 776 households, and 585 families residing in the town. The population density was 49.8 people per square mile (19.2/km²). There were 841 housing units at an average density of 19.5/sq mi (7.5/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.00% White, 0.37% Native American, 0.14% Asian, 0.37% from other races, and 1.12% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.12% of the population.

There were 776 households out of which 36.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.3% were married couples living together, 8.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.6% were non-families. 20.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.76 and the average family size was 3.12.

In the town the population was spread out with 28.1% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 28.9% from 25 to 44, 21.8% from 45 to 64, and 13.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 98.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.7 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $31,033, and the median income for a family was $35,708. Males had a median income of $26,802 versus $21,597 for females. The per capita income for the town was $13,679. About 14.1% of families and 18.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 27.7% of those under age 18 and 12.4% of those age 65 or over.

Communities and locations in Bangor

*Baconville -- A former community in the southwest part of the town.
*Bangor -- The hamlet of Bangor is in the south part of the town at the junction of NY-11B and County Road 13.
*Bangor Station -- A location northwest of North Bangor, located on County Road 11.
*Cooks Corners -- A hamlet near the north town line at the junction of County Roads 3 and 32.
*North Bangor -- North Bangor was incorporated as a village in 1914, but later abandoned that status. It is located on US-11 at County Road 53. On the way to North Bangor, the Saint Lawrence Seaway can be seen, along with Canada on the other side.
*West Bangor -- A hamlet west of Bangor village on NY-11B at Count Road 10. It was formerly called "Pottersville."

References

External links

* [http://history.rays-place.com/ny/bangor-ny.htm Early Bangor history]


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad — Reporting mark NH Locale New York, NY to Boston, MA Dates of operation 1872–1968 …   Wikipedia

  • New York and New England Railroad — Washington Secondary Rail Trail, built over the former Rhode Island portion of the NY NE Locale Boston, MA to New York State Dates of op …   Wikipedia

  • New York State Route 122 — NYS Route 122 Route information Maintained by NYSDOT Length: 10.26 mi[ …   Wikipedia

  • New York State Route 11B — NYS Route 11B Route information Auxiliary route of US 11 Maintained by NYSDOT Length …   Wikipedia

  • New York JFK — Aéroport international John F. Kennedy John F. Kennedy Code AITA JFK Code OACI KJFK Pays …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Duane, New York —   Town   Former NYS Rt. 99 in Duane Center, NY …   Wikipedia

  • Constable, New York —   Town   …   Wikipedia

  • Moira, New York — Moira   Town   …   Wikipedia

  • Brandon, New York — Infobox Settlement official name = Brandon, New York settlement type = Town nickname = motto = imagesize = image caption = image |pushpin pushpin label position = pushpin map caption =Location within the state of New York pushpin mapsize =… …   Wikipedia

  • Brushton, New York — Infobox Settlement official name = Brushton, New York settlement type = Village nickname = motto = imagesize = image caption = image |pushpin pushpin label position = pushpin map caption =Location within the state of New York pushpin mapsize =… …   Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.