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Lenox (T)

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Lenox is a town in Madison county, New York, United States America. The population was 8,665 as in 2000 census. The town of Lenox is on the county's northern border. It is west of the city of Oneida. The first settlement began around 1792. The town was formed in 1809 from the town of Sullivan. The north town line defined by Oneida lake is the border of Oneida county, New York and the Oneida creek is on the east town boundary. According to the census bureau the town has a total area of 94.3 square kilometers in which all area is covered by land.
In 2000 census, there were 8,665 people, 3,485 households and 2,359 families residing in the town. The population density was 238.0 per square kilometers out of it there were 3,877 housing units at an average density of 41.1 per square kilometers. There were 3,485 households out of which 31.2 percent had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.4 percent were married couples living together, 10.2 percent had a female householder with no husband present and 32.3 percent were non families. In the town of Lenox the population was spread out with 25.7 percent under the age of 18, 6.6 percent from 18 to 24, 29.4 percent from 25 to 44, 23.5 percent from 45 to 64 and 14.8 percent who were 65 years of age or older.

The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 93.8 males and for every 100 females age 18 and over there were 92.5 males. The per capita income for the town was 17,398 dollars. The town is often regarded as among the most beautiful parts of New York and has undergone some improvement in various fields and enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers. It provides endless recreational opportunities for visitors and locals and also offers smooth sea breezes and endless blue skies all the year.

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