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Cuyler, New York
The hamlet of Cuyler.
|• Type||Town Council|
|• Total||43.51 sq mi (112.69 km2)|
|• Land||43.48 sq mi (112.61 km2)|
|• Water||0.03 sq mi (0.08 km2)|
|Elevation||1,670 ft (509 m)|
|• Density||20.869/sq mi (8.058/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0978881|
The town is in the northeastern corner of Cortland County and is northeast of the city of Cortland.
Cuyler was in the former Central New York Military Tract. The area was first settled around 1794. The town was formed from part of the town of Truxton in 1858. In 1865, the population of the town was 1,447.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 43.5 square miles (112.7 km2), of which 0.031 square miles (0.08 km2), or 0.07%, is water.
New York State Route 13 is a northeast-southwest highway in Cuyler.
As of the census of 2020, there were 908 people, 306 households in the town. The population density was 23.8 people per square mile (9.2/km2). There were 406 housing units at an average density of 9.3 per square mile (3.6/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 92% White, 0.4% Native American, 2.0% from other races, and 5.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.3% of the population. There are zero Asians or African Americans living in Cuyler as of the 2020 census.
There were 306 households, of which 51.3% were married couples living together, 13.4% had a female householder with no spouse present, and 24.2% had a male householder with no spouse present. The average household size was 2.97.
In the town, the population is spread out, with 7.2% under the age of 5, 15.7% from 5 to 17, 58.9% from 18 to 64, and 18.2% who were 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the town was $70,323. 15.9% of the population is below the poverty line, including 25.1% of those under age 18.
Communities and locations in Cuyler
- Cowles Settlement – A hamlet in the northeast part of the town by the town line.
- Cuyler – The hamlet of Cuyler on Route 13.
- Cuyler Hill – A hamlet southeast of Cuyler village.
- Keeney – A hamlet near the north town line, north of Tripoli. The community was once known as "Keeney Settlement."
- New Boston – A hamlet in the south part of the town.
- Tripoli – A hamlet northwest of Cuyler village.
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