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Otsego is a town in Otsego County, in the Oneonta metro area.
The community name derives from Iroquoian for "rock place"
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Otsego. For links to other places called Otsego, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Otsego is 42.742N. The longitude is -74.977W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,355 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 3,904.
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18% of Otsego residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Otsego ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Otsego was $26,305, compared with $21,587 nationally.
37% of Otsego residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Otsego include Cooperstown Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Otsego, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $442. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $994.
Libraries in Otsego include Village Library of Cooperstown ... View libraries
Newspapers in Otsego include Cooperstown Crier
Otsego County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Otsego political report.
The average commute time for Otsego workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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