Mexico, NY Demographics


Population (year 2000): 5,181. Estimated population in July 2005: 5,348 (+3.2% change)
Males: 2,585 (49.9%), Females: 2,596 (50.1%)

Oswego County

Zip code: 13114

Median resident age: 36.0 years
Median household income: $42,773 (year 2000)
Median house value: $74,200 (year 2000)

Races in Mexico:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.6%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)

Ancestries: English (20.1%), German (17.3%), Irish (16.5%), United States (10.6%), French (9.6%), Italian (8.5%).

Elevation: 410 feet

Land area: 2.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Mexico

  • High school or higher: 84.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 8.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 28.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mexico town

  • Never married: 22.1%
  • Now married: 58.0%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

1.0% Foreign born

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Mexico:

  • ALBERT LINDLEY LEE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 15 miles; FULTON, NY)
  • OSWEGO HOSPITAL (about 17 miles; OSWEGO, NY)
  • ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL HEALTH CENTER (about 29 miles; SYRACUSE, NY)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Mexico:

  • SYRACUSE HANCOCK INTL (about 27 miles; SYRACUSE, NY; ID: SYR)
  • WATERTOWN INTERNATIONAL (about 39 miles; WATERTOWN, NY; ID: ART)
  • WHEELER-SACK AAF (about 54 miles; FORT DRUM, NY; ID: GTB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Mexico:

  • OSWEGO COUNTY (about 13 miles; FULTON, NY; ID: FZY)
  • AIRLANE ENTERPRISES (about 19 miles; CLAY, NY; ID: 1H1)
  • MICHAEL AIRFIELD (about 23 miles; CICERO, NY; ID: 1G6)

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Mexico:

  • OSWEGO COUNTY BOCES (Full-time enrollment: 39; Location: 179 CO RTE 64; Public; Website: www.oswegoboces.org/)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mexico:

  • SUNY COLLEGE AT OSWEGO (about 17 miles; OSWEGO, NY; Full-time enrollment: 7,138)
  • SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY (about 31 miles; SYRACUSE, NY; FT enrollment: 15,859)
  • LE MOYNE COLLEGE (about 32 miles; SYRACUSE, NY; FT enrollment: 2,517)
  • ONONDAGA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 33 miles; SYRACUSE, NY; FT enrollment: 5,132)
  • JEFFERSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 42 miles; WATERTOWN, NY; FT enrollment: 2,454)
  • SUNY COLLEGE OF AGRIC AND TECHN AT MORRISVILLE (about 55 miles; MORRISVILLE, NY; FT enrollment: 2,790)
  • SUNY COLLEGE AT CORTLAND (about 61 miles; CORTLAND, NY; FT enrollment: 6,187)

Schools

Public high school in Mexico:

  • MEXICO HS (Students: 880; Location: 3338 MAIN ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Mexico:

  • MEXICO MS (Students: 932; Location: 16 FRAVOR RD; Grades: 05 – 08)
  • MEXICO ES (Students: 410; Location: 26 ACADEMY ST; Grades: KG – 04)
  • BOCES OSWEGO (Students: 385; Location: 179 COUNTY RT 64; Grades: PK – PK)

Libraries

Library in Mexico:

  • MEXICO PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $53,465; Location: 3269 MAIN STREET; 11,706 books; 26 serial subscriptions)