The clickable images and pictures within this page illustrate facts about Black Brook, New York. Black Brook is a town in Clinton County, New York, United States. The population was 1,497 at the 2010 census. The town is named after an important waterway in the town.
The Town of Black Brook is in the southwest part of the county and is southwest of the City of Plattsburgh. Black Brook is inside the Adirondack Park.
The town was first settled around 1825. The town was formed from part of the Town of Peru in 1839. Early industry included farming, mining and smelting iron.
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According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of, of which is land and (3.08%) is water.
The west town line is the border of Franklin County, New York and the south town line is the border of Essex County, New York.
The Ausable River forms part of the south boundary, and the Saranac River forms part of the north boundary.
US 9 passes across the southeast part of Black Brook. New York State Route 3 crosses the northwest corner of the town.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,660 people, 651 households, and 455 families residing in the town. The population density was 12.7 people per square mile (4.9/km²). There were 957 housing units at an average density of 7.4 per square mile (2.8/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.31% White, 0.12% African American, 0.30% Native American, 0.12% Asian, 0.24% from other races, and 0.90% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.66% of the population.
There were 651 households out of which 33.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.9% were married couples living together, 10.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.0% were non-families. 24.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 3.04.
In the town the population was spread out with 25.6% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 30.0% from 25 to 44, 23.0% from 45 to 64, and 14.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 102.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.1 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $32,634, and the median income for a family was $38,580. Males had a median income of $32,059 versus $20,652 for females. The per capita income for the town was $18,049. About 9.8% of families and 14.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.2% of those under age 18 and 13.1% of those age 65 or over.
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