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Gouverneur is a town in Saint Lawrence County, in the Ogdensburg-Massena metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Gouverneur. For links to other places called Gouverneur, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Gouverneur is 44.366N. The longitude is -75.496W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 305 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 7,418.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Gouverneur demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Saint Lawrence 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 13681 ZIP code.
8% of Gouverneur residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Gouverneur ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Gouverneur was $13,820, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Gouverneur residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Gouverneur, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $336. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $693.
Saint Lawrence County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Gouverneur political report.
The average commute time for Gouverneur workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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