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Danby is a town in Tompkins County, in the Ithaca metro area.

The community was named after the Earl of Danby, English prime minister.

The latitude of Danby is 42.352N. The longitude is -76.481W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,532 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 3,007.


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Median household income
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$50,348
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Danby demographic reports
Several communes operated here in the 1970s.
Finns began farming in the area in the early 1900s.
Well-known residents have included:
· Wilson Greatbatch, inventor of implantable heart pacemaker
Nearby parks & recreation: Danby State Forest, Buttermilk Falls State Park

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15% of Danby residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Danby ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Danby was $23,078, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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37% of Danby residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Danby, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $526.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,075.


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Tompkins County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Danby political report.

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The average commute time for Danby workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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