Sloan, New York

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Sloan is a village in Erie County, New York, United States. The population was 3,775 at the 2000 census. It is part of the BuffaloNiagara Falls Metropolitan Statistical Area.

The Village of Sloan is within the Town of Cheektowaga and borders on the City of Buffalo.

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History

The village was incorporated in 1896 from part of Cheektowaga. The Conrail rail yards to the village's north and south mark its historical importance as a railroad town like nearby Village of Depew.

Geography

Sam Sloan owned the land which extended to the NYS thruway back when it was founded but it is only 1-square-mile (2.6 km2) today. Sloan is located at 42°53′40″N 78°47′29″W / 42.89444°N 78.79139°W / 42.89444; -78.79139 (42.894458, -78.791353)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.0 km²), all of it land.

The village is bounded on the north by New York State Route 130 (Broadway) and on the east by New York State Route 240 (Harlem Road).

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 3,775 people, 1,680 households, and 1,033 families residing in the village. The population density was 4,755.6 people per square mile (1,845.0/km²). There were 1,789 housing units at an average density of 2,253.7/sq mi (874.4/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 99.05% White, 0.21% African American, 0.13% Native American, 0.13% Asian, 0.16% from other races, and 0.32% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.72% of the population.

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