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Margaretville is a village in Delaware County.

The community was named after Margaret Lewis, great-granddaughter of Robert Livingston.

The latitude of Margaretville is 42.148N. The longitude is -74.648W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,316 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 657.


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Median household income
Local
$27,500
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Margaretville demographic reports
Margaretville is on the East Branch Delaware River.
Margaretville developed near the site of an Indian village known as Pa-ka-tagh-kan.
Margaretville received national attention for the fatal shootings of two state troopers in April 2007. The first trooper was killed by a motorist during a traffic stop. The second died from friendly fire as troopers surrounded a farmhouse where the suspected killer was hiding.
Local festivals include:
  • Cauliflower Festival - Sept. 29, 2007
Dates often change. Check Margaretville web sites and events links in the sections below.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Ancestry & family history

18% of Margaretville residents report German ancestry, and 20% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Margaretville ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Margaretville was $15,437, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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12% of Margaretville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Margaretville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $357.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $880.


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Libraries in Margaretville include Fairview Public Library ... View libraries

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Delaware County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Margaretville political report.

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The average commute time for Margaretville workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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