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Solon is a town in Cortland County, in the Cortland metro area.
The community was named after ancient Athenian statesman and poet
The latitude of Solon is 42.596N. The longitude is -76.017W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,371 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,108.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Solon demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cortland County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 13158 ZIP code.
15% of Solon residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Solon ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Solon was $14,555, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Solon residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Solon, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $389. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $765.
Cortland County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Solon political report.
The average commute time for Solon workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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