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Porter is a town in Niagara County, in the Buffalo-Cheektowaga metro area.
The latitude of Porter is 43.256N. The longitude is -78.971W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 305 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 6,920.
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21% of Porter residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Porter ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Porter was $23,951, compared with $21,587 nationally.
26% of Porter residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Porter, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $459. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,068.
Niagara County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Porter political report.
The average commute time for Porter workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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