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De Witt is a town in Onondaga County, in the Syracuse metro area.

One tradition says the community was named after New York Gov. DeWitt Clinton; another says it was named for settler Moses DeWitt, the governor's cousin

The latitude of De Witt is 43.049N. The longitude is -76.07W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 417 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 24,071.


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Median household income
Local
$46,759
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our De Witt demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Hull's Landing
· Orville
· Youngsville
Well-known residents have included:
· Fred Hale Sr., known as the oldest man in the world when he died at age 113 in 2004
Historic routes: Erie Canal
(See more information on the Erie Canal)
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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16% of De Witt residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the De Witt ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in De Witt was $29,198, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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39% of De Witt residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in De Witt, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $489.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,165.


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Libraries in De Witt include East Syracuse Free Library ... View libraries

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Onondaga County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our De Witt political report.

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The average commute time for De Witt workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 7 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in De Witt between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 2.9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in De Witt include Candlewood Suites Syracuse, Extended Stay America, Fairfield Inn-Syracuse, Holiday Inn Hotels, Microtel Inn, Motel 6 Syracuse, Residence Inn, Super 8.

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