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Employment and Population
Demographics:
Total Population: 41,846
Sex:
Male 20,963
Female 20,883
Age:
17 years and under 11,260
18 to 39 14,825
40 to 64 10,503
65 and over 5,285
Population trends
1970............1980 1990
37,305........ 38,496 41,846
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Employment by Industry: percent
Manufacturing 29
Professional, Health, Education 20.2
Wholesale and Retail 19.4
Construction 5.9
Agriculture, Forest, Fishing 5.8
Services 5.7
Public Administration 5.4
Transportation 5.1
Real Estate, Finance, Insurance 3.5
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Source: 1990 Census data

Household Income:

Median household income in 1989 averaged $32,965 throughout New York State. Within Orleans County the town of Kendall ranked highest, with an average income of $36,010. Also ranking above the state average were the towns of Barre ($33,015) and Clarendon ($35,656). The lowest-ranking town was Gaines (21,941).
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