The clickable images and aerial photographs within this page show facts related to Hume, New York. Hume is a town in Allegany County, New York, United States. The population was 2,017 at the 2010 census.
The Town of Hume is on the northern border of Allegany County.
Roger Mills, the first settler, arrived in 1806. The Town of Hume was established in 1822 from part of the Town of Pike in Wyoming County, New York.
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According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of, of which, of it is land and of it (1.07%) is water.
The Genesee River flows through the eastern part of the town. The north town line is the border of Wyoming County. The bridge crossing the Genesee River in Fillmore, NY was flooded in the year 1972.
New York State Route 19 passes through the town (north-south) and joins New York State Route 19A at Fillmore.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,987 people, 766 households, and 542 families residing in the town. The population density was 52.4 people per square mile (20.2/km²). There were 886 housing units at an average density of 23.4 per square mile (9.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.79% White, 0.15% African American, 0.30% Native American, 0.20% Asian, and 0.55% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.35% of the population.
There were 766 households out of which 34.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.7% were married couples living together, 10.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.2% were non-families. 24.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.59 and the average family size was 3.06.
In the town the population was spread out with 29.0% under the age of 18, 8.4% from 18 to 24, 25.2% from 25 to 44, 23.8% from 45 to 64, and 13.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 97.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.6 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $32,128, and the median income for a family was $37,366. Males had a median income of $27,976 versus $19,479 for females. The per capita income for the town was $14,907. About 12.9% of families and 17.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 24.0% of those under age 18 and 6.2% of those age 65 or over.
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