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Pomfret is a town in Chautauqua County, in the Jamestown-Dunkirk-Fredonia metro area.
Pomfret is in the Southern Tier region.
The latitude of Pomfret is 42.404N. The longitude is -79.356W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 994 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 14,703.
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21% of Pomfret residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Pomfret ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Pomfret was $16,506, compared with $21,587 nationally.
29% of Pomfret residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Pomfret, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $393. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $937.
Chautauqua County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Pomfret political report.
The average commute time for Pomfret workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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