The clickable maps and aerial photographs further below present information related to Cumberland Head, New York. Cumberland Head is a census-designated place and region of the Town of Plattsburgh in Clinton County, New York, United States. The population was 1,627 at the 2010 census.
Cumberland Head is a peninsula projecting into Lake Champlain, and includes the communities of Rocky Point and Champlain Park.
A landing for the Lake Champlain Transportation Company's ferry to Gordon Landing on Grand Isle, Vermont is near the south end of Cumberland Head. Cumberland Bay State Park is located at the northern end of the peninsula.
There is a historic lighthouse on the end of Cumberland Head.
Cumberland Head is located at (44.716345, -73.402603).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of, all land.
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As of the census of 2000, there were 1,532 people, 629 households, and 439 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 413.9 per square mile (159.9/km²). There were 793 housing units at an average density of 214.3/sq mi (82.8/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 96.08% White, 1.50% African American, 0.33% Native American, 0.33% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 0.59% from other races, and 1.11% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.91% of the population. Common ancestries included English (18.8%), French (17.6%), Irish (15.6%), French Canadian (12.6%), Polish (7.4%), and a few Italian-American families.
There were 629 households out of which 29.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.8% were married couples living together, 7.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.2% were non-families. 23.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 2.89.
In the CDP the population was spread out with 24.0% under the age of 18, 4.7% from 18 to 24, 28.6% from 25 to 44, 28.9% from 45 to 64, and 13.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 99.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.1 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $54,659, and the median income for a family was $62,434. Males had a median income of $41,100 versus $27,438 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $29,092. About 1.7% of families and 3.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 21.5% of those age 65 or over.
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Cumberland Head Light (3.1 km)Cumberland Head Light is a lighthouse on Lake Champlain's Cumberland Bay in New York state. The lighthouse was established in 1838 and the tower was first lit in 1868. The lighthouse was deactivated in 1934. The foundation of the lighthouse is concrete and limestone and the lighthouse itself is made out of limestone. The shape of the tower is conical. The original lens was a fourth order Fresnel lens installed in 1856.
Plattsburgh (city), New York (5 km) Plattsburgh is a city in and county seat of Clinton County, New York, United States. The population was 19,989 at the 2010 census. The population of the unincorporated areas within the Town of Plattsburgh was 11,870 as of the 2010 census; making the population for the immediate Plattsburgh, New York Region 31,859. The city of Plattsburgh is located entirely within the original boundaries of the town of Plattsburgh and is in the North Country region of the northeastern part of the state.
State University of New York at Plattsburgh (5.67 km) The State University of New York at Plattsburgh, also known as SUNY Plattsburgh, Plattsburgh State (University), or the University at Plattsburgh is a four-year, public liberal arts college in Plattsburgh, New York, United States. The college was founded in 1889 and opened in 1890. The college is part of the State University of New York system and is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. The school is also a member of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities. SUNY Plattsburgh has 6,214 students, of whom 5,567 are undergraduates.
Crab Island (Lake Champlain) (6.19 km) Crab Island is a roughly limestone island situated just outside Plattsburgh Bay in the town of Plattsburgh in Clinton County in upstate New York's Lake Champlain. During the War of 1812, the island was utilized as a military field hospital for convalescent soldiers as well as both British and American casualties of the Battle of Plattsburgh. The island is the site of a mass grave, believed to contain the remains of roughly 150 of those casualties. The island is infamous locally for its poison ivy, which grows there heavily.
Seton Catholic Central High School (Plattsburgh, New York) (6.25 km) Seton Catholic Central High School is a private, Roman Catholic high school in Plattsburgh, New York. It is located within the Roman Catholic Diocese of Ogdensburg. Background Seton Catholic Central was established in 1989. It replaced Mount Assumption Institute and St. John's Academy. The school moved to its present location on New York Avenue in 2004, purchasing a school on the former Plattsburgh Air Force Base. Recently the Alumni of the founding schools, Mount Assumption Institute, St.
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