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Deferiet, New York

Deferiet is located in New York
Location within the state of New York
Country United States
State New York
County Jefferson
 • Total 0.8 sq mi (2 km2)
 • Land 0.7 sq mi (2 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 294
 • Density 370/sq mi (140/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 36-19994

Deferiet is a village in Jefferson County, New York, United States. The population was 294 at the 2010 census. The village is named after settler Jenika de Ferriet.

The Village of Deferiet is at the southwestern side of the Town of Wilna and is east of Watertown.

The village is south of Fort Drum.


  • Geography 1
  • Demographics 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4


Deferiet is located at (44.034248, -75.682892).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.1 km2), of which, 0.7 square miles (1.8 km2) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) of it (5.33%) is water.

The village is adjacent to the Black River.

Deferiet is located on New York State Route 3A.


As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 309 people, 120 households, and 92 families residing in the village. The population density was 434.8 people per square mile (168.0/km²). There were 134 housing units at an average density of 188.6 per square mile (72.9/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 93.20% White, 1.62% African American, 1.62% Native American, 1.62% Asian, 1.29% from other races, and 0.65% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.29% of the population.

There were 120 households out of which 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.0% were married couples living together, 9.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.3% were non-families. 19.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 2.86.

In the village the population was spread out with 26.2% under the age of 18, 4.2% from 18 to 24, 25.9% from 25 to 44, 23.3% from 45 to 64, and 20.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 98.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.4 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $34,688, and the median income for a family was $36,250. Males had a median income of $26,875 versus $21,750 for females. The per capita income for the village was $15,650. About 16.2% of families and 13.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.9% of those under the age of eighteen and 10.8% of those sixty five or over.


  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990".  
  2. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014". Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  4. ^ "American FactFinder".  

External links

  • Photos of the remains of the Deferiet Paper Mill, being demolished
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