Richmond, New York

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Richmond is a town located in Ontario County, New York. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 3,452.

The Town of Richmond is on the western border of the county. US Route 20 crosses the town.

Geography

The west town line is the border of Livingston County, New York. Part of Honeoye Lake, one of the minor Finger Lakes is in the town. Honeoye Creek, the lake's outlet, flows northward through the town.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 114.8 km² (44.3 mi²). 109.9 km² (42.4 mi²) of it is land and 4.9 km² (1.9 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 4.29% water.

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 3,452 people, 1,315 households, and 973 families residing in the town. The population density is 31.4/km² (81.4/mi²). There are 1,723 housing units at an average density of 15.7/km² (40.6/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 98.61% White, 0.06% African American, 0.09% Native American, 0.35% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.00% from other races, and 0.90% from two or more races. 0.67% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 1,315 households out of which 31.8% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.4% are married couples living together, 7.9% have a female householder with no husband present, and 26.0% are non-families. 20.8% of all households are made up of individuals and 7.1% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.63 and the average family size is 3.04.

In the town the population is spread out with 25.1% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 28.6% from 25 to 44, 28.8% from 45 to 64, and 11.0% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females there are 101.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 99.9 males.

The median income for a household in the town is $50,536, and the median income for a family is $54,306. Males have a median income of $36,114 versus $26,461 for females. The per capita income for the town is $20,808. 2.9% of the population and 1.9% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 4.4% of those under the age of 18 and 2.1% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Communities and locations in Richmond

  • Allens Hill -- A hamlet in the northeast part of the town.
  • Curtis Corner -- A hamlet in the western part of the town on Route 20.
  • Denison Corner -- A hamlet in the northwest part of the town.
  • Frost Hollow -- A hamlet in the northwest part of the town.
  • Honeoye -- A hamlet north of Honeoye Lake.
  • Honeoye Park -- A hamlet on the west side of Honeoye Lake.
  • Richmond Center -- A hamlet north of Honeoye.
  • Richmond Mills -- A location near Denison Corner.
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