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Whitney Point is a village in Broome County, in the Binghamton metro area.

The community was named after Thomas Whitney.

The latitude of Whitney Point is 42.328N. The longitude is -75.968W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 958 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 957.


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Median household income
Local
$34,934
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Whitney Point demographic reports
Whitney Point is at the junction of the Otselic and Tioughnioga Rivers.
Former and merged names include:
· Patterson's Settlement
· Tinker Point
· Tinker Town
Settled in 1791 By Gen. John Patterson from Massachusetts
Whitney Point received national attention for 1928 plane crash, which killed Rep. Thaddeus Sweet
Local festivals include:
  • Broome County Fair - July 24-29, 2007
Dates often change. Check Whitney Point web sites and events links in the sections below.

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19% of Whitney Point residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Whitney Point ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Whitney Point was $17,608, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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20% of Whitney Point residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Whitney Point, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $376.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $836.


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Libraries in Whitney Point include Mary Wilcox Memorial Library ... View libraries

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

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

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