Huron is a town in Wayne County, New York, United States. The population was 2,118 at the 2010 census. The town is named after the Huron Indians.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 43.2 square miles (112 km), of which, 39.5 square miles (102 km) of it is land and 3.7 square miles (9.6 km) of it (8.54%) is water.
The north town line is Lake Ontario. Sodus Bay, a large inlet of Lake Ontario is an important feature of the town.
New York State Route 104 passes across the south part of the town.
As of the census of 2010, there were 2,118 people, 855 households, and 590 families residing in the town. The population density was 49.0 people per square mile (18.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 93.5% White, 2.1% Black or African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander, 3.1% from other races, and 0.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.5% of the population.
There were 855 households out of which 24.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.6% were married couples living together, 8.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.0% were non-families. 23.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 2.82.
In the town, the population was spread out with 22.4% under the age of 20, 5.4% from 20 to 24, 19.8% from 25 to 44, 33.7% from 45 to 64, and 18.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46.4 years. For every 100 females, there were 107.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.9 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $67,765, and the median income for a family was $71,944. Males had a median income of $42,969 versus $36,193 for females. The per capita income for the town was $27,861. About 6.6% of families and 11.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.6% of those under age 18 and 3.6% of those age 65 or over.
There were 1,617 housing units at an average density of 37.4 per square mile (14.5/km²). 47.1% of housing units were vacant.
There were 855 occupied housing units in the town. 702 were owner-occupied units (82.1%), while 153 were renter-occupied (17.9%). The homeowner vacancy rate was 2.5% of total units. The rental unit vacancy rate was 8.4%.
NOTE: It is common for resort communities to have higher than normal vacant house counts. Many are vacation homes which are seasonal and not regularly occupied.