Leyden MA


Leyden is a town in Franklin County, Massachusetts, United States. The population was 772 at the 2000 census.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 46.6 km² (18.0 mi²). 46.6 km² (18.0 mi²) of it is land and 0.06% is water.

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 772 people, 277 households, and 219 families residing in the town. The population density was 16.6/km² (42.9/mi²). There were 306 housing units at an average density of 6.6/km² (17.0/mi²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.45% White, 0.39% African American, 0.26% Native American, 0.13% Asian, and 0.78% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.26% of the population. There were 277 households out of which 37.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.2% were married couples living together, 6.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.6% were non-families. 16.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.78 and the average family size was 3.08. In the town the population was spread out with 26.9% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 28.5% from 25 to 44, 30.7% from 45 to 64, and 7.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 102.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.2 males. The median income for a household in the town was $50,385, and the median income for a family was $53,750. Males had a median income of $40,192 versus $29,659 for females. The per capita income for the town was $26,076. About 3.4% of families and 4.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.7% of those under age 18 and 3.0% of those age 65 or over.

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