North Dansville, New York

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North Dansville is a town in Livingston County, New York, United States. The population was 5,738 at the 2000 census.

The Town of North Dansville is in the southeast part of the county.



The first settlers arrived around 1795. The town was organized from the Town of Sparta in 1846, and in 1849 North Dansville was increased by more territory from Sparta. The town was at one time on a branch of the Genesee Valley Canal.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 9.8 square miles (25.5 km²), all of it land.

The east and south town lines are the border of Steuben County, New York. The Town of Dansville is in Steuben County, directly south of the Town of North Dansville.

Interstate 390 passes through the town. New York State Route 36, New York State Route 63, and New York State Route 256 pass through the town.

Canaseraga Creek flows northward to the Genesee River.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 5,738 people, 2,318 households, and 1,513 families residing in the town. The population density was 583.9 people per square mile (225.4/km²). There were 2,534 housing units at an average density of 257.9/sq mi (99.5/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 96.15% White, 1.06% African American, 0.26% Native American, 0.58% Asian, 1.10% from other races, and 0.85% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.78% of the population.

There were 2,318 households out of which 32.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.1% were married couples living together, 13.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.7% were non-families. 28.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.5% 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 2.98.

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