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Schoharie is a village in Schoharie County, in the Albany metro area.

It is the county seat.

The community name derives from Iroquoian for "driftwood"
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Schoharie. For links to other places called Schoharie, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Schoharie is 42.665N. The longitude is -74.31W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 600 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,026.


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Median household income
Local
$33,203
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Schoharie demographic reports
Schoharie is south of the junction of Schoharie and Fox creeks.
Former and merged names include:
· Brunnen Dorf
· Brunnen Dorp
Supplied grain to the Revolutionary army
Local festivals include:
  • Caribbean Festival - July 28, 2007
Dates often change. Check Schoharie web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Easter Egg Museum, Old Stone Fort Museum, Palatine House Museum (1743), Schoharie Valley Railroad Museum, Train Car Museum
Quotes:
In the 20 years that the street dance has been a Schoharie institution, the fiddling of the back-country amateurs has given way to blaring swing orchestras.
-- WPA Guide to NY, 1940

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Schoharie demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Schoharie County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Albany area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 12092 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

19% of Schoharie residents report German ancestry, and 20% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Schoharie ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Schoharie was $20,806, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

21% of Schoharie residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Schoharie, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $358.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,051.


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Libraries in Schoharie include Schoharie Free Library Assn. ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Schoharie workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Schoharie include Holiday Inn Express Schoharie.

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“ In the 20 years that the street dance has been a Schoharie institution, the fiddling of the back-country amateurs has given way to blaring swing orchestras. ”
~ WPA Guide to NY, 1940

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