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Vestal is a town in Broome County, in the Binghamton metro area.

The latitude of Vestal is 42.085N. The longitude is -76.054W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,010 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 26,535.


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Median household income
Local
$51,098
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Vestal demographic reports
Vestal is on the Pennsylvania border
Public transportation: Broome County Department of Public Transportation (See the transit and travel sections below.)

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 12. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.4 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Daniel W. Bursch, astronaut
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Historic sites and museums: Kopernik Observatory and Space Education Center
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Vestal demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Broome County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Binghamton area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 13790 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

15% of Vestal residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Vestal ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Vestal was $22,363, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

39% of Vestal residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Vestal, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $487.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,014.


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

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Broome County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Vestal political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Vestal workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Vestal between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.1 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Vestal include Courtyard by Marriott, Holiday Inn, Howard Johnson Express Inn, Residence Inn.

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