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Mexico is a town in Oswego County, in the Syracuse metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Mexico. For links to other places called Mexico, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Mexico is 43.454N. The longitude is -76.204W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 394 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 5,181.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Mexico demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Oswego 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 13131 ZIP code.
15% of Mexico residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Mexico ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Mexico was $17,498, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Mexico residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Mexico, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $385. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $893.
Oswego County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Mexico political report.
The average commute time for Mexico workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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