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Minisink is a town in Orange County, in the Poughkeepsie-Newburgh metro area.

The community name derives from Indian term for "lands from which the waters have gone"
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Minisink. For links to other places called Minisink, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Minisink is 41.333N. The longitude is -74.537W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 554 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 3,585.


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$55,561
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$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
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16% of Minisink residents report German ancestry, and 20% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Minisink ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Minisink was $20,967, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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19% of Minisink residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Minisink, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $606.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,397.


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

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The average commute time for Minisink workers is 36 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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