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Ogdensburg is a city in Saint Lawrence County.

The community was named after Col. Samuel Ogden, landholder.

The latitude of Ogdensburg is 44.694N. The longitude is -75.486W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 295 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 11,832.


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Median household income
Local
$27,954
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Ogdensburg demographic reports
Ogdensburg is on the St. Lawrence and Oswegatchie rivers.
Established as a fort and fur-trading post

Site of ill-fated attempt in 1837 to free Canada from England

Amish families from Indiana and Pennsylvania moved to this region in the 1970s

Port on the St. Lawrence Seaway handles inbound shipments of talc, road salt and outbound cargoes of limestone, grain, wollastonite, zinc concentrate, and logs

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 7. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.6 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· M. Emmet Walsh, actor
Nearby parks & recreation: Eel Weir State Park
Historic sites and museums: Frederic Remington Art Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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6% of Ogdensburg residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Ogdensburg ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Ogdensburg was $16,650, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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10% of Ogdensburg residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Ogdensburg include Library Park Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Ogdensburg, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $361.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $692.


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Libraries in Ogdensburg include Ogdensburg Public Library ... View libraries

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Saint Lawrence County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Ogdensburg political report.

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The average commute time for Ogdensburg workers is 14 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Ogdensburg include Quality Inn, Ramada Inn.

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