Brant is a town in Erie County, New York, United States. As of the 2010 U.S. census, the town had a population of 2,065. The town was named after the Mohawk leader Joseph Brant.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 24.7 square miles (64.1 km), of which 24.3 square miles (63.0 km) is land and 0.42 square miles (1.1 km), or 1.72%, is water.
The New York State Thruway (Interstate 90), U.S. Route 20 and NY 5, pass through the town.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,906 people, 710 households, and 528 families residing in the town. The population density was 78.4 people per square mile (30.3/km²). There were 812 housing units at an average density of 33.4 per square mile (12.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 93.60% White, 1.26% African American, 3.78% Native American, 0.31% from other races, and 1.05% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.36% of the population.
There were 710 households out of which 29.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.9% were married couples living together, 12.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.5% were non-families. 19.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.68 and the average family size was 3.07.
In the town, the population was spread out with 24.8% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 28.0% from 25 to 44, 25.2% from 45 to 64, and 15.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females, there were 90.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.7 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $41,847, and the median income for a family was $47,130. Males had a median income of $35,913 versus $23,646 for females. The per capita income for the town was $19,803. About 4.0% of families and 6.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.0% of those under age 18 and 6.9% of those age 65 or over.