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Hunter is a town in Greene County.[NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Hunter. For links to other places called Hunter, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Hunter is 42.158N. The longitude is -74.148W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,103 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,721.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Hunter demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Greene 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 12427 ZIP code.
13% of Hunter residents report German ancestry, and 21% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hunter ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hunter was $18,496, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of Hunter residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Hunter, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $407. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,003.
Greene County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hunter political report.
The average commute time for Hunter workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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