Naples is a town in Ontario County, New York, United States. The population was 2,502 at the 2010 census.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 39.5 square miles (102.3 km²) of land.
The very hilly land, once thought to be nearly worthless, was sold to the original settlers for twelve cents an acre (which is $3.49 in today’s currency).
The west town line is the border of Livingston County, and the south town line is the border of Steuben County. The east town line is the border of Yates County.
New York State Route 21 and New York State Route 245 intersect at Naples village. New York State Route 53 is a north-south highway in the south part of Naples.
The town is southwest of Canandaigua Lake, one of the Finger Lakes. Naples Creek flows past the village to a lake known by locals as the Digger. Grimes Glen is a hiking trail near the Village of Naples, NY. It features numerous waterfalls.
Grimes Glen officially became a public park in 2008.
As of the census of 2000, there were 2,441 people, 986 households, and 674 families residing in the town. The population density was 61.8 people per square mile (23.9/km²). There were 1,112 housing units at an average density of 28.2 per square mile (10.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 97.91% White, 0.25% Black or African American, 0.08% Native American, 0.49% Asian, 0.25% from other races, and 1.02% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.66% of the population.
There were 986 households out of which 31.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.8% were married couples living together, 10.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.6% were non-families. 26.0% 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 2.46 and the average family size was 2.95.
In the town, the population was spread out with 26.1% under the age of 18, 4.3% from 18 to 24, 27.6% from 25 to 44, 27.0% from 45 to 64, and 15.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females, there were 92.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.9 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $36,813, and the median income for a family was $42,566. Males had a median income of $34,508 versus $23,333 for females. The per capita income for the town was $17,944. About 8.9% of families and 10.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.9% of those under age 18 and 14.2% of those age 65 or over.