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Colchester is a town in Delaware County.
The community was named for Colchester, CT.
The latitude of Colchester is 42.040N. The longitude is -74.955W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,388 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,042.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Colchester demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Delaware 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 13755 ZIP code.
20% of Colchester residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Colchester ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Colchester was $15,636, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Colchester residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Colchester, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $338. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $746.
Delaware County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Colchester political report.
The average commute time for Colchester workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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