- Canastota, New York
official_name = Canastota, New York
settlement_type = Village
pushpin_map_caption =Location within the state of New York
subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Madison
unit_pref = Imperial
area_total_km2 = 8.6
area_land_km2 = 8.6
area_water_km2 = 0.0
area_total_sq_mi = 3.3
area_land_sq_mi = 3.3
area_water_sq_mi = 0.0
population_as_of = 2000
population_total = 4425
population_density_km2 = 514.4
population_density_sq_mi = 1332.3
timezone = Eastern (EST)
utc_offset = -5
timezone_DST = EDT
utc_offset_DST = -4
elevation_m = 131
elevation_ft = 430
latd = 43 |latm = 4 |lats = 51 |latNS = N
longd = 75 |longm = 45 |longs = 13 |longEW = W
Canastota is a
villagelocated inside the Town of Lenox in Madison County, New York, United States. The population was 4,425 at the 2000 census.
The Village of Canastota is west of the City of Oneida in the south part of the Town of Lenox.
The village was incorporated in 1835, but was reorganized in 1870. Kniste Stota was the first name of the village, a term used by the local Indian population meaning "cluster of pines" and "still".
Canastota is located at coor dms|43|4|51|N|75|45|13|W|city (43.080909, -75.753747)GR|1.
According to the
United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 3.3 square miles (8.6 km²), all of it land.
As of the
censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 4,426 people, 1,872 households, and 1,173 families residing in the village. The population densitywas 1,332.3 people per square mile (514.6/km²). There were 1,994 housing units at an average density of 600.3/sq mi (231.9/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 97.31% White, 0.93% African American, 0.38% Native American, 0.29% Asian, 0.38% from other races, and 0.70% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.13% of the population.
There were 1,872 households out of which 29.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.9% were married couples living together, 11.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.3% were non-families. 32.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 2.96.
In the village the population was spread out with 25.3% under the age of 18, 7.2% from 18 to 24, 28.7% from 25 to 44, 20.9% from 45 to 64, and 17.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 88.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.7 males.
The median income for a household in the village was $34,155, and the median income for a family was $43,049. Males had a median income of $31,296 versus $24,047 for females. The
per capita incomefor the village was $16,324. About 10.0% of families and 14.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.5% of those under age 18 and 19.8% of those age 65 or over.
Fast facts about Canastota
*cite web| last=Barbagallo|first=Tricia|url=http://www.archives.nysed.gov/apt/magazine/MagSummer05FeatureArticle_000.pdf|title=Black Beach: The Mucklands of Canastota, New York|date=
June 01, 2005|accessdate=2008-06-04
* Canastota is the home of the
International Boxing Hall of Fameand a branch of the Utica School of Commerce.
Indian Country Today, a weekly newspaper focusing on news of interest to the Native American community, is headquartered here.
* [http://www.canastota.org Village of Canastota, New York]
* [http://www.ibhof.com International Boxing Hall of Fame]
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