CANTON The U.S. Census Bureau has released five-year estimate data for St. Lawrence County villages and towns, which is available at http://wdt.me/XY3CCX. The county Planning Office has aggregated data, which is available at www.co.st-lawrence.ny.us/About/Census.
Some of the information provided includes:
n The median age in St. Lawrence County matches the national figure of 37.2, slightly younger than the state figure of 38 years.
n At 50.9 percent to 49.1 percent, there are more men than women in the county.
n Single-family detached homes make up 69.7 percent of all housing in the county. The state average for these units is 42.1 percent.
n More than 50 percent of housing in the county was constructed before 1960.
n Fourteen percent of homes in the county are heated with wood, compared with 2 percent statewide.
n At $43,745, median household income in the county was lower than for the state as a whole at $57,683.
n Poverty in the county, at 18.5 percent, was higher than for the rest of the state, which was 14.9 percent.