The Town of Inlet is on the western edge of the county.
The Town of Inlet was formed in 1901 from the north part of the Town of Morehouse.
In 1901, the community of Inlet set itself off as a village by incorporation, but has since abandoned that status.
The west town line is the border of Herkimer County. The Moose River defines the south town line.
New York State Route 28 is an east-west highway across Inlet and is the only significant road in the town.
The Fulton Chain Lakes stretch across Inlet into neighboring areas.
There were 188 households out of which 22.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.6% were married couples living together, 5.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.4% were non-families. 29.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.15 and the average family size was 2.59.
In the town the population was spread out with 18.2% under the age of 18, 3.0% from 18 to 24, 29.6% from 25 to 44, 30.5% from 45 to 64, and 18.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females there were 106.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.5 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $32,574, and the median income for a family was $37,361. Males had a median income of $29,063 versus $15,625 for females. The per capita income for the town was $21,076. About 7.9% of families and 13.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.4% of those under age 18 and 11.1% of those age 65 or over.
INLET FACES UNKNOWN SOUNDINGS SINCE 1927, RUDEE INLET HAS BEEN A HEADACHE FOR THE BEACH. NOW, A COURT RULING MAY PROMPT THE CITY TO STOP DISTRIBUTING MAPS, HIRE MORE WORKERS AND MODIFY ITS DREDGE.(LOCAL)
Oct 26, 1997; Byline: MARC DAVIS, STAFF WRITER VIRGINIA BEACH -- Like a winter storm sweeping the Oceanfront, a judge's ruling against the city...