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Massena is a village in Saint Lawrence County, in the Ogdensburg-Massena metro area.
The community was named after Andr? Mass?na, French general
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Massena. For links to other places called Massena, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Massena is 44.928N. The longitude is -74.892W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 230 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 10,982.
Once known for its mineral springs, later for heavy industry. Alcoa made aluminum here for Buffalo airplane manufacturers.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Massena demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Saint Lawrence County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 13662 ZIP code.
5% of Massena residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Massena ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Massena was $17,709, compared with $21,587 nationally.
18% of Massena residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Massena, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $374. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $792.
Libraries in Massena include Massena Public Library ... View libraries
Saint Lawrence County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Massena political report.
The average commute time for Massena workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Massena between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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