Village of
Herkimer County, NY

Demographic Information

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Poland is located at 43°13′34″N, 75°3′41″W (43.226178, -75.061521)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.5 square miles (1.4 km²), of which, 0.5 square miles (1.4 km²) of it is land and 1.85% is water.

West Canada Creek flows past the south side of the village. Poland is at the junction of Routes NY-8 and NY-28.


1.  ^ US Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990. United States Census Bureau (2005-05-03). Retrieved on 2008-01-31.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 451 people, 192 households, and 126 families residing in the village. The population density was 842.2 people per square mile (322.5/km²). There were 202 housing units at an average density of 377.2/sq mi (144.4/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 96.67% White, 0.22% African American, 2.66% Asian, and 0.44% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.00% of the population.

There were 192 households out of which 28.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.6% were married couples living together, 9.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.9% were non-families. 28.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 2.84.

In the village the population was spread out with 23.7% under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 27.1% from 25 to 44, 25.3% from 45 to 64, and 16.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 94.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.0 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $38,750, and the median income for a family was $45,455. Males had a median income of $27,426 versus $22,159 for females. The per capita income for the village was $17,938. About 8.5% of families and 11.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.9% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.


2.  ^ American FactFinder. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved on 2008-01-31.