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Overview

Introduction to Massena, New York

Massena, New York is 127 miles N of Utica, New York and 243 miles NE of Buffalo, New York. It is in St Lawrence county.

Massena History

The area now known as the Village of Massena was originally inhabited by Native Americans. It was first settled in by Europeans in the late 1700s and was incorporated on March 3, 1802. The village was named after French general André Masésna. Lumbering was one of the prominent industries of the area at the time of its inception.

Massena and nearby Attractions

  • Robert Moses State Park
  • Massena Museum
  • Wilson Hill Wildlife Area
  • Saint Lawrence State Park
  • Potsdam Public Museum
  • Colonial Village Family Fun Park

Things To Do In Massena

Alcoa Park, Robert Moses State Park and the amusement and theme park of Aladdin's Castle are all in the Massena area. Shopping can be enjoyed at the St. Lawrence Centre Mall. Other tourist attractions of the village include the St. Lawrence Seaway and the St. Lawrence- Franklin D. Roosevelt Power Project. You can also visit the Massena Museum to explore the history of the village.

Massena Transportation

Massena International Airport is nearby.

Massena Higher Education

The Massena School of Business lies within the village. St Lawrence University, Clarkson University and SUNY College at Potsdam also offer facilities for higher studies.

Demographics

People

Total Population12,621
Male Share of the Population45%
Female Share of the Population55%
Senior Citizens17.1%
Employed Population 16+4,982
Age of the Population41

Families

% of people married42.9%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher21.5%
Median Earnings25+$31,960
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,644
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,897

Wealth

Median Family Income$52,675
% Above Poverty Level76.1%
% Below Poverty Level23.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time17 minutes
% Working from Home2.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.4%
% Using Public Transportation0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone37.1%
Median Gross Rent$663
Median House Value$76,000

Ancestry

Irish22.4%
French Except Basque21.9%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)20.1%
English10.1%
Canadian9.6%
German8.9%
Italian8.4%
Polish5.5%
Hungarian3.8%
Scottish3.2%
Dutch1.1%
Arab1%
Ukrainian1%
Welsh0.8%
Russian0.6%
Lithuanian0.6%
Portuguese0.5%
Albanian0.4%
Moroccan0.3%
Swedish0.3%
Norwegian0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
Austrian0.1%
Syrian0.1%
West Indian0.1%
Jamaican0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Finnish0.1%
US/American0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Czech0.1%
Slovak0.1%
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Massena Almanac

CategoryValue
County St. Lawrence County
Standard Zip Codes13662
Phone Area Codes315
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude44.92
Approximate Longitude-74.89

Massena Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationMASSENA AP
Distance2.1 miles
Jan Temp5 to 25 F
Apr Temp33 to 53 F
Jul Temp58 to 81 F
Oct Temp37 to 57 F
Annual Precip35.8 inches
StationLAWRENCEVILLE 3 SW
Distance16.2 miles
Jan Temp6 to 26 F
Apr Temp32 to 54 F
Jul Temp59 to 80 F
Oct Temp38 to 58 F
Annual Precip36.9 inches
StationMALONE
Distance28.7 miles
Jan Temp4 to 23 F
Apr Temp31 to 49 F
Jul Temp57 to 76 F
Oct Temp36 to 54 F
Annual Precip37.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Brushton716$53,917
Norfolk4,609$55,179
Norwood1,694$55,500
Potsdam16,246$73,074
Waddington2,160$72,159

Massena Public Libraries

Massena Public Library
41 GLENN STREET
Massena, New York
(315) 769-9914

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Massena Public Schools

J William Leary Junior High School
1 School St
ZIP: 13662
(315) 764-3720
Middle
Total Enrollment 418
Jefferson Elementary School
75 Bailey Rd
ZIP: 13662
(315) 764-3730
Primary
Total Enrollment 489
Madison Elementary School
25 Owl Ave
ZIP: 13662
(315) 764-3740
Primary
Total Enrollment 466
Massena Senior High School
84 Nightengale Ave
ZIP: 13662
(315) 764-3710
High
Total Enrollment 920
Nightengale Elementary School
84 Nightengale Ave
ZIP: 13662
(315) 764-3750
Primary
Total Enrollment 483

Massena Private Schools

The Holy Name Of Jesus Academy
337 Trippany Rd
ZIP: 13662
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 132
Trinity Catholic School
188 Main St
ZIP: 13662
Elementary
Total Enrollment 186
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