Trumansburg is a village in Tompkins County, New York, United States. The population was 1,797 at the 2010 census. The name is a misspelling of the surname of the founder, Abner Treman. (The family routinely spelled it several different ways, Truman however was not one.) The village’s application for a post office preserved one of them. The Village of Trumansburg is located within the Town of Ulysses and is northwest of Ithaca, New York.
Trumansburg is located at 42°32′26″N 76°39′36″W / 42.54056°N 76.66000°W / 42.54056; -76.66000 (42.540447, -76.660121). According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.2 square miles (3.1 km), of which, 1.2 square miles (3.1 km) of it is land and 0.83% is water. The village is located on the Trumansburg Creek (also known as Frontenac Creek) which arises on the ridge west of the village and empties into Cayuga Lake at Frontenac Point. Trumansburg is in the northern part of Tompkins County with its northern boundary bordering Seneca County. It is approximately 12 miles north of Ithaca, New York on the west side of Cayuga Lake. The scenic Taughannock Falls State Park, featuring one of the highest waterfalls east of the Rocky Mountains, is located just southeast of the village at the edge of Cayuga Lake.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,581 people, 682 households, and 424 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,309.5 people per square mile (504.5/km²). There 41.23043 N, 74.14005 Wweer 715 housing units at an average density of 592.2 per square mile (228.2/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 96.52% White, 0.76% African American, 0.06% Native American, 0.70% Asian, 0.57% from other races, and 1.39% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.09% of the population.
There were 682 households out of which 33.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.5% were married couples living together, 10.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.8% were non-families. 33.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.32 and the average family size was 2.97.
In the village, the population was spread out with 26.9% under the age of 18, 5.9% from 18 to 24, 23.0% from 25 to 44, 28.6% from 45 to 64, and 15.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females, there were 82.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 74.9 males.
The median income for a household in the village was $39,423, and the median income for a family was $58,194. Males had a median income of $41,167 versus $26,429 for females. The per capita income for the village was $22,773. About 5.0% of families and 6.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.9% of those under age 18 and 7.7% of those age 65 or over.
Trumansburg New York neighborhoods include: Trumansburg, West Enfield/Mecklenburg