Victory, Cayuga County, New York

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Victory is a town in Cayuga County, New York, United States. The population was 1,838 at the 2000 census. The name celebrates the political victory in forming the town.

The Town of Victory is in the northwestern part of the county and north of Auburn, New York.

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History

Victory was within the Central New York Military Tract. The town was first settled around 1799.

The town was formed from the Town of Cato in 1821 after a bitter political dispute about whether to break up Cato. The Town of Conquest was formed at the same time and given a name celebrating the split.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 34.4 square miles (89.2 km²), of which, 34.4 square miles (89.0 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.12%) is water.

The west town line is the border of Wayne County.

Sterling Creek flows northward through the town toward Lake Ontario.

New York State Route 38 intersects New York State Route 370 by Victory village. New York State Route 104 runs along the north town line.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,838 people, 617 households, and 481 families residing in the town. The population density was 53.5 people per square mile (20.6/km²). There were 662 housing units at an average density of 19.3/sq mi (7.4/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 97.17% White, 0.38% African American, 0.87% Native American, 0.16% Asian, 0.27% Pacific Islander, 0.11% from other races, and 1.03% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.44% of the population.

There were 617 households out of which 43.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.2% were married couples living together, 7.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.0% were non-families. 18.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.98 and the average family size was 3.36.

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