Alden, NY Demographics


Population (year 2000): 10,470. Estimated population in July 2005: 10,465 (-0.0% change)
Males: 5,692 (54.4%), Females: 4,778 (45.6%)

Erie County

Zip code: 14004

Median resident age: 40.0 years
Median household income: $47,472 (year 2000)
Median house value: $99,100 (year 2000)

Races in Alden:

  • White Non-Hispanic (89.9%)
  • Black (6.8%)
  • Hispanic (2.7%)
  • Other race (1.4%)

Ancestries: German (37.9%), Polish (24.6%), Irish (13.9%), Italian (10.3%), English (7.2%), United States (3.7%).

Elevation: 866 feet

Land area: 2.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Alden

  • High school or higher: 72.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 13.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Alden town

  • Never married: 25.3%
  • Now married: 59.7%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 6.2%

2.8% Foreign born (1.1% Europe, 0.7% North America, 0.6% Latin America, 0.3% Asia).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Alden:

  • ST JOSEPH INTERCOMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 19 miles; CHEEKTOWAGA, NY)
  • UNITED MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 22 miles; BATAVIA, NY)
  • ERIE COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER (about 23 miles; BUFFALO, NY)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Alden:

  • BUFFALO NIAGARA INTL (about 16 miles; BUFFALO, NY; ID: BUF)
  • NIAGARA FALLS INTL (about 34 miles; NIAGARA FALLS, NY; ID: IAG)
  • GREATER ROCHESTER INTERNATIONAL (about 60 miles; ROCHESTER, NY; ID: ROC)
Other public-use airports nearest to Alden:

  • BUFFALO-LANCASTER (about 8 miles; LANCASTER, NY; ID: D77)
  • AKRON (about 9 miles; AKRON, NY; ID: 9G3)
  • BUFFALO AIRFIELD (about 15 miles; BUFFALO, NY; ID: 9G0)
Amtrak station near Alden:

  • 17 miles: BUFFALO-DEPEW (DEPEW, 55 DICK RD.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alden:

  • ERIE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-NORTH CAMPUS (about 18 miles; WILLIAMSVILLE, NY; Full-time enrollment: 3,464)
  • ERIE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-SOUTH CAMPUS (about 21 miles; ORCHARD PARK, NY; FT enrollment: 2,389)
  • GENESEE VALLEY BOCES (about 22 miles; BATAVIA, NY; FT enrollment: 3,249)
  • GENESEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 22 miles; BATAVIA, NY; FT enrollment: 2,942)
  • CANISIUS COLLEGE (about 25 miles; BUFFALO, NY; FT enrollment: 4,002)
  • SUNY COLLEGE AT BUFFALO (about 27 miles; BUFFALO, NY; FT enrollment: 9,287)
  • D’YOUVILLE COLLEGE (about 28 miles; BUFFALO, NY; FT enrollment: 2,033)

Schools

Public high school in Alden:

  • ALDEN SHS (Students: 697; Location: 13190 PARK ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Alden:

  • ALDEN MS (Students: 505; Location: 13250 PARK ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • ALDEN IS (Students: 443; Location: 1648 CRITTENDEN RD; Grades: 03 – 05)
  • ALDEN PRIMARY AT TOWNLINE (Students: 404; Location: 11197 BROADWAY; Grades: PK – 02)
  • WENDE CORR FACIL (Students: 23; Location: 3040 WENDE RD; Grades: UG – UG)
Private primary/middle school in Alden:

  • ST JOHN THE BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 160; Location: 2028 SANDRIDGE ROAD; Grades: PK – 8)

Libraries

Library in Alden:

  • EWELL FREE LIBRARY (Operating income: $132,385; Location: 13280 BROADWAY; 15,929 books; 799 audio materials; 675 video materials; 86 serial subscriptions)