Horicon is a town in Warren County, New York, United States. It is part of the Glens Falls Metropolitan Statistical Area. Horicon’s population was 1,389 at the 2010 census.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 71.8 square miles (186 km), of which, 66.1 square miles (171 km) of it is land and 5.7 square miles (15 km) of it (7.98%) is water.
The north town line is the border of Essex County, New York.
New York State Route 8 crosses the town, forming a major east-west highway.
The town is also the site of the Curtis S. Read Scout Reservation, a Boy Scout camp owned by the Westchester-Putnam Council of Hawthorne, New York.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,479 people, 642 households, and 446 families residing in the town. The population density was 22.4 people per square mile (8.6/km²). There were 1,767 housing units at an average density of 26.7 per square mile (10.3/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.58% White, 0.20% African American, 0.20% Native American, 0.20% Asian, 0.20% from other races, and 0.61% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.47% of the population.
There were 642 households out of which 23.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.3% were married couples living together, 5.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.4% were non-families. 26.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.9% 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 2.74.
In the town, the population was spread out with 20.6% under the age of 18, 5.2% from 18 to 24, 23.2% from 25 to 44, 32.0% from 45 to 64, and 19.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females, there were 100.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.3 males.
As of 2015, the estimated median income per household was $65,804, and the median income for a family was $71,518. The per capita income for the town was $35,597. 5.3% of families and 9.5% of the population were estimated as below the poverty line, including 26% of those under age 18 and 3.1% of those age 65 or over.