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Niles, New York

The selectable images and aerial photographs below show data about Niles, New York. Niles is a town in Cayuga County, New York, United States. The population was 1,194 at the 2010 census. The Town of Niles lies in the eastern part of the county southeast of Auburn, New York.


Niles was in the Central New York Military Tract, land reserved for veterans. The town was first settled around 1792. The Town of Niles was created in 1833 by division of the Town of Sempronius.

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According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of, of which is land and (9.82%) is water.

Niles is between Owasco Lake and Skaneateles Lake, two of the Finger Lakes. The east town line and part of the north town line are the border of Onondaga County.

New York State Route 38A intersects New York State Route 41A in the northwest part of the town.


At the 2000 census, there were 1,208 people, 476 households and 348 families residing in the town. The population density was 30.9 per square mile (11.9/km²). There were 824 housing units at an average density of 21.1 per square mile (8.1/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.09% White, 0.33% African American, 0.08% Native American, 0.08% Asian, and 0.41% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.08% of the population.

There were 476 households of which 32.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.3% were married couples living together, 6.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.7% were non-families. 20.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 2.91.

24.0% of the population were under the age of 18, 6.7% from 18 to 24, 26.2% from 25 to 44, 31.1% from 45 to 64, and 12.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 110.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.1 males.

The median household income was $42,167 and the median family incomewas $47,188. Males had a median income of $33,250 versus $26,250 for females. The per capita income for the town was $20,791. About 5.4% of families and 7.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.6% of those under age 18 and 8.1% of those age 65 or over.

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Skaneateles Lake (6.22 km)

Skaneateles Lake (or) is one of the Finger Lakes in central New York in the United States. The name Skaneateles means long lake in one of the local Iroquoian languages. The lake is sometimes referred to as "The Roof Garden of the Lakes" because its altitude is higher than the other Finger Lakes. It is long (long including the bogs at the south end of the lake) and on average wide, with a surface area of, and a maximum depth of . The cleanest of the Finger Lakes, its water is so pure that the city of Syracuse and other municipalities use it unfiltered. The City of Syracuse spends about 2.

Owasco Lake (7.64 km)

Owasco Lake is the sixth largest and third easternmost of the Finger Lakes of New York in the United States of America (USA). The name Owasco can be roughly translated from a Mohawk and Iroquois term meaning "crossing". The lake is eleven miles (17 km) long and the city of Auburn is located at the northern end and takes its drinking water from the lake. The lake lies entirely within the boundaries of Cayuga County. Its width ranges from one half mile (0.8 km) at its southern end to one mile (1.6 km) near the northern tip.

Owasco Airport (10.63 km)

Owasco Airport is a privately owned, public use airport located three nautical miles (6 km) northwest of the central business district of Moravia, a village in the Town of Moravia, Cayuga County, New York, United States. It was formerly a private use airport with the FAA identifier NY92. Facilities Owasco Airport covers an area of 52 acres (21 ha) at an elevation of 1,378 feet (420 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 11/29 with a turf surface measuring 2,300 by 50 feet (701 x 15 m).

Owasco, New York (10.95 km)

Owasco is a town in Cayuga County, New York, United States. The population was 3,793 at the 2010 census. The Town of Owasco is in the eastern part of Cayuga County and is at the southeast city line of Auburn, New York. The town borders Owasco Lake, from where it gets its name. Owasco is home for many of the wealthier residents of Cayuga County. History The town was first settled around 1792, by a man named Herman Mesgow. The Town of Owasco was formed in 1802 from the Town of Aurelius. The Lakeside Park was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1989.

Moravia (village), New York (11.68 km)

Moravia is a village in Cayuga County, New York, United States. The population was 1,282 at the 2010 census. The Village of Moravia is in the south part of the Town of Moravia and is south of Auburn, New York. Nearby Fillmore Glen State Park contains a replica of the cabin in which President Millard Fillmore was born. History The village was in the Central New York Military Tract and is on the site of a former native village. Moravia village was founded in 1789 by John Stoyell, a veteran. It was then called "Owasco Flats.

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