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Belmont is a village in Allegany County.

Belmont is in the Southern Tier region.

It is the county seat.

One tradition says the community was named for August P. Belmont, financier; another says it was named for Belmont, MA
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Belmont. For links to other places called Belmont, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Belmont is 42.223N. The longitude is -78.034W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,391 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 912.


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Median household income
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$29,545
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Belmont demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Philipsburgh
· Philipsville
Historic sites and museums: Allegany County Museum, Whitney-Halsey Mansion

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22% of Belmont residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Belmont ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Belmont was $14,149, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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17% of Belmont residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Belmont, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $337.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $780.


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

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The average commute time for Belmont workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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