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Burke is a town in Franklin County, in the Malone metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Burke. For links to other places called Burke, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Burke is 44.926N. The longitude is -74.186W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 617 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,359.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Burke demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Franklin 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 12917 ZIP code.
6% of Burke residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Burke ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Burke was $14,434, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Burke residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Burke, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $331. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $720.
Franklin County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Burke political report.
The average commute time for Burke workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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