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Massena is a village in Saint Lawrence County, in the Ogdensburg-Massena metro area.

The community was named after Andr? Mass?na, French general
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Massena. For links to other places called Massena, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Massena is 44.928N. The longitude is -74.892W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 230 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 10,982.


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Median household income
Local
$30,783
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Massena demographic reports
Massena is on the St. Lawrence River.
Settled by French lumbermen. Forests were largely depleted by the 1830s.

Once known for its mineral springs, later for heavy industry. Alcoa made aluminum here for Buffalo airplane manufacturers.

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 8. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.7 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Bid McPhee, baseball player
Nearby parks & recreation: Robert Moses State Park
Wildlife: Wilson Hill Wildlife Area

Historic sites and museums: Massena Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Ancestry & family history

5% of Massena residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Massena ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Massena was $17,709, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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18% of Massena residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Massena, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $374.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $792.


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Libraries in Massena include Massena Public Library ... View libraries

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Saint Lawrence County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Massena political report.

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The average commute time for Massena workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Massena between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 2.7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Massena include Econo Lodge, Quality Inn Massena, Red Carpet Inn Massena, Super 8.

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