Camillus is a town in Onondaga County, New York, United States. The population was 24,167 at the 2010 census. The town was named after Roman military leader Marcus Furius Camillus by a clerk interested in the classics.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 34.5 square miles (89.3 km²), all land.
New York State Route 5 is an east-west highway across the town. New York State Route 173 intersects NY-5 near Fairmount. New York State Route 174 intersect NY-5 near Camillus village. New York State Route 321 intersects NY-5 at Bennetts Corners. New York State Route 695 and New York State Route 297 are state highways near the east town line.
As of the census of 2000, there were 23,152 people, 9,315 households, and 6,595 families residing in the town. The population density was 671.9 people per square mile (259.4/km²). There were 9,661 housing units at an average density of 280.4 per square mile (108.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 96.45% White, 0.95% Black or African American, 0.37% Native American, 1.10% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.27% from other races, and 0.84% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.92% of the population.
There were 9,315 households out of which 30.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.1% were married couples living together, 9.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.2% were non-families. 25.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 2.99.
In the town, the population was spread out with 24.2% under the age of 18, 5.8% from 18 to 24, 27.5% from 25 to 44, 24.2% from 45 to 64, and 18.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females, there were 91.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.3 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $50,198, and the median income for a family was $58,395. Males had a median income of $41,011 versus $29,110 for females. The per capita income for the town was $22,591. About 3.1% of families and 4.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.6% of those under age 18 and 4.6% of those age 65 or over.
An upscale home nestled in the western hills of Camillus.
Lowe’s in Camillus
Annesgrove Traditional Neighborhood in Camillus
St Joseph’s Catholic Church
Camillus New York neighborhoods include: Milton / Vanida, Sherwood Knolls, Tadam Heights