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Montgomery is a town in Orange County, in the Poughkeepsie-Newburgh metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Montgomery. For links to other places called Montgomery, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Montgomery is 41.539N. The longitude is -74.208W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 397 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 20,891.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Montgomery demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Orange 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 12543 ZIP code.
15% of Montgomery residents report German ancestry, and 20% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Montgomery ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Montgomery was $20,222, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of Montgomery residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Montgomery, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $634. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,307.
Orange County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Montgomery political report.
The average commute time for Montgomery workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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