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Irvington is a township in Essex County, in the New York metro area.

The community was named after writer Washington Irving

The latitude of Irvington is 40.732N. The longitude is -74.235W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 154 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 60,695.


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Median household income
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$36,575
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Irvington demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Camptown
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 1,497. The number of murders and homicides was 27. The violent crime rate was 24.6 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Queen Latifah, singer, actress
· Jerry Lewis, actor
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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1% of Irvington residents report German ancestry, and 1% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Irvington ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Irvington was $16,874, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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12% of Irvington residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Irvington, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $624.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,458.


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

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Newspapers in Irvington include Irvington Herald

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

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The average commute time for Irvington workers is 34 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 7 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Irvington between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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