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Dresden is a town in Washington County, in the Glens Falls metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Dresden. For links to other places called Dresden, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Dresden is 43.608N. The longitude is -73.479W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,368 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 677.
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7% of Dresden residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Dresden ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Dresden was $18,346, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Dresden residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Dresden, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $407. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $977.
Washington County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Dresden political report.
The average commute time for Dresden workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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