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Chenango is a town in Broome County, in the Binghamton metro area.
The community name derives from Algonquian for "bull thistles."
The latitude of Chenango is 42.195N. The longitude is -75.901W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 961 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 11,454.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Chenango demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Broome County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Binghamton area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 13744 ZIP code.
16% of Chenango residents report German ancestry, and 19% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Chenango ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Chenango was $22,431, compared with $21,587 nationally.
27% of Chenango residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Chenango, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $422. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $963.
Broome County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Chenango political report.
The average commute time for Chenango workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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