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East Otto, New York

The clickable images and pictures within this page illustrate data about East Otto, New York. East Otto is a town in Cattaraugus County, New York, United States. The population was 1,105 at the 2000 census. The town, along with neighboring Otto, is named after an agent of the Holland Land Company, Jacob Otto.

The Town of East Otto is on the northern border of the county.

History

The East Otto was founded in 1854. As its name implies, the town was formed from the eastern half of the Town of Otto, which at the time covered most of the north-central portion of the county. East Otto was one of the last towns to be formed in Cattaraugus County.

The East Otto Union School, which currently serves as the town hall, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of, of which, of it is land and of it (0.48%) is water.

The north town line is marked by Cattaraugus Creek and is the border of Erie County.

Cattaraugus County Route 12 is the primary highway through the area, heading westward toward Otto and northward to U.S. Route 219 in Ashford. Cattaraugus County Route 14 (Reed Hill Road) heads southward toward Little Valley, while Cattaraugus County Route 75 (Plato Road) travels east/southeast to Route 219 along a more southerly route. Routes 12, 14, and 75 converge at the hamlet of East Otto.

Adjacent towns and areas

(Clockwise)

  • Collins; Concord
  • Ashford; Ellicottville
  • Mansfield
  • Otto

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there were 1,105 people, 412 households, and 285 families residing in the town. The population density was 26.8 people per square mile (10.4/km²). There were 545 housing units at an average density of 13.2 per square mile (5.1/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.37% White, 0.45% African American, 0.09% Native American, 0.27% Asian, 0.36% from other races, and 0.45% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.72% of the population.

There were 412 households out of which 34.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.3% were married couples living together, 7.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.8% were non-families. 21.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.68 and the average family size was 3.14.

In the town the population was spread out with 27.2% under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 30.7% from 25 to 44, 24.2% from 45 to 64, and 10.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 106.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 108.3 males.

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