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Binghamton is a town in Broome County, in the Binghamton metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Binghamton. For links to other places called Binghamton, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Binghamton is 42.047N. The longitude is -75.921W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,621 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 4,969.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Binghamton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Broome County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 13850 ZIP code.
15% of Binghamton residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Binghamton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Binghamton was $23,747, compared with $21,587 nationally.
29% of Binghamton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Binghamton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $519. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $989.
Broome County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Binghamton political report.
The average commute time for Binghamton workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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