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Esperance is a town in Schoharie County, in the Albany metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Esperance. For links to other places called Esperance, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Esperance is 42.754N. The longitude is -74.314W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 656 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,043.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Esperance demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Schoharie 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 12160 ZIP code.
20% of Esperance residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Esperance ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Esperance was $17,574, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Esperance residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Esperance, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $417. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $874.
Schoharie County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Esperance political report.
The average commute time for Esperance workers is 35 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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