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Oriskany is a village in Oneida County, in the Utica-Rome metro area.

The community name derives from Iroquoian for "nettles"

The latitude of Oriskany is 43.157N. The longitude is -75.333W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 430 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,438.


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Median household income
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$38,365
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Oriskany demographic reports
Oriskany is on Oriskany Creek near its confluence with the Mohawk River
Site of one of the bloodiest battles of the Revolutionary War
Historic routes: Erie Canal
(See more information on the Erie Canal)
Historic sites and museums: Oriskany Battlefield State Historic Site, Oriskany Village Museum
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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19% of Oriskany residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Oriskany ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Oriskany was $17,087, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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15% of Oriskany residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Oriskany, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $421.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $967.


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

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

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The average commute time for Oriskany workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Oriskany include Ramada Inn Oriskany.

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