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Barneveld, New York
Hamlet and CDP
Location in Oneida County and the state of New York.
Location in Oneida County and the state of New York.
Country United States
State New York
County Oneida
 • Total 0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
 • Land 0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
801 ft (244 m)
 • Total 284
 • Estimate 
 • Density 1,400/sq mi (570/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 315
FIPS code 36-04528
GNIS feature ID 0967789

Barneveld is a hamlet (and census-designated place) located within the Town of Trenton in Oneida County, New York, United States. The population was 284 at the 2010 census, when it was an incorporated village. The name is derived from the name of the Dutch statesman Johan van Oldenbarnevelt (1547–1619).

The hamlet is in the eastern part of the town on NY 365.


The village was founded in 1793 by Gerrit Boon, an agent of the Holland Land Company.

Mappa Hall was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.

In 1903, the post office and railroad station were redesignated as "Barneveld", though the legal name of the village was "Trenton". It wasn't until 1975 that the legal name of the village was changed to Barneveld, prior to that, the village was still legally "Village of Trenton".


Barneveld is located at 43°16′27″N 75°11′19″W / 43.27417°N 75.18861°W / 43.27417; -75.18861 (43.274087, -75.188710).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2), all of it land.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 294
1880 289 −1.7%
1890 284 −1.7%
1900 298 4.9%
1910 289 −3.0%
1920 269 −6.9%
1930 313 16.4%
1940 296 −5.4%
1950 331 11.8%
1960 363 9.7%
1970 423 16.5%
1980 396 −6.4%
1990 272 −31.3%
2000 332 22.1%
2010 284 −14.5%
2016 (est.) 281 −1.1%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 332 people, 126 households, and 87 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,749.7 people per square mile (674.7/km2). There were 132 housing units at an average density of 695.7 per square mile (268.2/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.59% White, 0.90% African American, 0.30% Asian, 0.90% from other races, and 0.30% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.30% of the population.

There were 126 households, out of which 38.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.4% were married couples living together, 10.3% had a female householder with no male present, and 30.2% were non-families. 27.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 7.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.63 and the average family size was 3.24.

In the village, the population was spread out, with 31.3% under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 26.2% from 25 to 44, 25.3% from 45 to 64, and 9.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 98.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.6 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $41,071, and the median income for a family was $50,000. Males had a median income of $31,458 versus $26,667 for females. The per capita income for the village was $19,459. About 3.7% of families and 4.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen or sixty-five or over.

Wireless internet

During the fall of 2007 Mayor Roczen headed up a project to establish a village-wide wireless Internet network. This is being done by numerous villages and towns across the country. The system was designed to operate with very low maintenance and overhead cost to the village.

In the spring of 2008 the Internet service was connected. This gave residents the opportunity to subscribe for an Internet connection at a monthly cost substantially lower than other public access. There was also a plan for possible expansion of the network to the residential areas surrounding the village. During the first summer of operation the system experienced some trouble and down time, all of which were worked on and improved throughout the year.

On December 31, 2009 the Village Board of Trustees made the decision to shut the system down, claiming that it was costing the village more money than originally projected.

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