Almond is a town in Allegany County, New York, United States. The population was 1,633 at the 2010 census.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 45.8 square miles (118.7 km²), of which, 45.8 square miles (118.6 km²) of it is land and 0.02% is water.
The east town line is the border of Steuben County, New York.
The Southern Tier Expressway (Interstate 86 and New York State Route 17) and New York State Route 21 pass through the town. Canacadea Creek flows out the eastern town line.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,604 people, 632 households, and 439 families residing in the town. The population density was 35.0 people per square mile (13.5/km²). There were 789 housing units at an average density of 17.2 per square mile (6.7/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 96.95% White, 0.06% Black or African American, 2.12% Asian, 0.56% from other races, and 0.31% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.50% of the population.
There were 632 households out of which 32.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.6% were married couples living together, 8.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.5% were non-families. 25.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 3.05.
In the town, the population was spread out with 26.4% under the age of 18, 8.4% from 18 to 24, 26.0% from 25 to 44, 27.3% from 45 to 64, and 11.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females, there were 99.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.3 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $38,472, and the median income for a family was $48,839. Males had a median income of $32,026 versus $25,000 for females. The per capita income for the town was $18,805. About 6.1% of families and 11.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.8% of those under age 18 and 8.9% of those age 65 or over.