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Medina (V)

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Medina is a village in Orleans County, New York, United States and its population was 6,415 in 2000 census. The village of Medina is at the border of the towns of Shelby and Ridgeway. Medina is located on the Erie Canal and has the only street that runs underneath the canal. The village of Medina was incorporated in 1832 although the towns of Ridgeway and Shelby have begun merging functions. According to the census bureau, the village has a total area of 8.7 square kilometers out of which 8.5 square kilometers is land and 0.2 square kilometers is water.
In 2000 census there were 6,415 people, 2,567 households and 1,576 families residing in the village and its population density was 757.4 per square kilometers of which 2,796 were housing units at an average density of 330.1 per square kilometers. In the village the population was spread out with 26.9 percent under the age of 18, 7.9 percent from 18 to 24, 27.2 percent from 25 to 44, 20.0 percent from 45 to 64 and 18.0 percent who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 83.7 males and for every 100 females age 18 and over there were 80.3 males. The per capita income for the village was 16,138 dollars.
The village provides endless recreational opportunities for visitors and locals and the vacation features a bay front promenade, arts and museum district. It also offers smooth sea breezes and endless blue skies all the year. Today, one can also learn about its history, from its earliest times and gain enthusiasm in its natural beauty and populace. The village has undergone some improvement in various fields and enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers. Hence it is one of the most visited places amongst the most die hard travelers the world over.

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