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Deposit is a village in Delaware County. (The community straddles Delaware and Broome counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)

One tradition says the name stems from this being the place where lumber was deposited until river waters were high enough to allow shipping to Philadelphia
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Deposit. For links to other places called Deposit, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Deposit is 42.092N. The longitude is -75.372W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,001 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,657.


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Median household income
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$24,702
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Deposit demographic reports
Deposit is on the West Branch of the Delaware River, near the Pennsylvania border
In addition to timber, early products included cigars, buttons, sleds and glass

Construction of the Erie Railroad began here in 1835

Well-known residents have included:
· Zane Gray, author
Nearby parks & recreation: Cannonsville Reservoir, Oquaga Lake, Oquaga Creek State Park
Historic sites and museums: Deposit Historical Association Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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20% of Deposit residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Deposit ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Deposit was $14,390, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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11% of Deposit residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Deposit, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $335.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $793.


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Libraries in Deposit include Deposit Free Library ... View libraries

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Delaware County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Deposit political report.

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The average commute time for Deposit workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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