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Wawayanda is a town in Orange County, in the Poughkeepsie-Newburgh metro area.

The community name derives from Algonquian for a winding stream

The latitude of Wawayanda is 41.383N. The longitude is -74.456W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 558 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 6,273.


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$61,885
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$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
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13% of Wawayanda residents report German ancestry, and 23% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Wawayanda ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Wawayanda was $21,856, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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19% of Wawayanda residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Wawayanda, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $629.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,386.


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

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The average commute time for Wawayanda workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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