Hague is a town in northeastern Warren County, New York, United States located on the scenic Lake George. It is part of the Glens Falls Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 854 at the 2000 census. The town was named after the city The Hague in the Netherlands.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 79.6 square miles (206 km), of which, 64.0 square miles (166 km) of it is land and 15.6 square miles (40 km) of it (19.58%) is water.
New York State Route 8 ends at Route 9N, which joins the lakeside communities on the east side of the town.
The east town line is the border of Washington County, New York. The town and county include the surface of Lake George so that only the opposite shore is part of Washington County. The north town line is the border of Essex County, New York.
As of the census of 2000, there were 854 people, 371 households, and 258 families residing in the town. The population density was 13.3 people per square mile (5.1/km²). There were 1,047 housing units at an average density of 16.4 per square mile (6.3/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.48% White, 0.12% African American, 0.12% Native American, 0.12% Asian, and 1.17% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.47% of the population.
There were 371 households out of which 20.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.6% were married couples living together, 7.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.2% were non-families. 27.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.30 and the average family size was 2.76.
In the town, the population was spread out with 19.6% under the age of 18, 4.3% from 18 to 24, 20.6% from 25 to 44, 29.5% from 45 to 64, and 26.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 48 years. For every 100 females, there were 95.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.4 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $39,375, and the median income for a family was $48,068. Males had a median income of $40,568 versus $21,964 for females. The per capita income for the town was $27,344. About 4.6% of families and 7.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.1% of those under age 18 and 6.7% of those age 65 or over.